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Specialist - Science

Unit of study table (Table R)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition
AFNR5511
Soil Processes, Assessment and Management

6

 

AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues

6

A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues

CHEM5101
Special Topics in Chemistry 1

6

A Knowledge of chemical nomenclature and structural representations

CHEM5102
Special Topics in Chemistry 2

6

A Familiarity with basic concepts and terminology of chemistry

ENVI5801
Social Science of Environment

6

 

GEOG5001
Geographic Information Science A

6

A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics
MARS5001
Coastal Processes and Systems

6

A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics
MARS5009
Topics in Australian Marine Science

6

 

MATH5310
Topics in Algebra

6

A Familiarity with abstract algebra (e.g., MATH4062 or equivalent) and commutative algebra (e.g., MATH4312 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information
MATH5320
Topics in Analysis

6

A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and higher analysis (e.g., MATH4313 or MATH4315 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information
MATH5321
Topics in Analysis (Alt)

6

A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and higher analysis (e.g., MATH4313 or MATH4315 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information.
MATH5330
Topics in Geometry

6

A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and differential geometry (e.g., MATH4068 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information
MATH5331
Topics in Geometry (Alt)

6

A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and differential geometry (e.g., MATH4068 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information.
MATH5340
Topics in Topology

6

A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and algebraic topology (e.g., MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information
MATH5341
Topics in Topology (Alt)

6

A Familiarity with metric spaces (e.g., MATH4061 or equivalent) and algebraic topology (e.g., MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information.
MATH5410
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics

6

A Familiarity with the methods of classical applied mathematics (e.g., MATH4412) and the ability to write code and numerical schemes to solve standard applied mathematical problems (e.g., MATH4411 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information
MATH5411
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics (Alt)

6

A Familiarity with the methods of classical applied mathematics (e.g., MATH4412) and the ability to write code and numerical schemes to solve standard applied mathematical problems (e.g., MATH4411 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information.
MATH5420
Deterministic and Stochastic Systems

6

A Familiarity with the methods of classical applied mathematics (e.g., MATH4412) and some experience of probabilistic systems (e.g., STAT3021, MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information
MATH5421
Deterministic and Stochastic Systems (Alt)

6

A Familiarity with the methods of classical applied mathematics (e.g., MATH4412) and some experience of probabilistic systems (e.g., STAT3021, MATH4311 or equivalent). Please consult with the coordinator for further information.
MATH5550
Optimal Control and Game Theory
6 A At least 6 credit points of (2000-level Advanced Mathematics or 3000-level Advanced Mathematics or 4000-level Mathematics units) or equivalent
This unit is only available in even years.
MATH5551
Stochastics and Finance

6

A Students should have a sound knowledge of probability theory and stochastic processes from, for example, STAT2X11 and STAT3021 or equivalent.
This unit is only available in odd years.
OLET5604
Health Literacy for Better Lives

2

 

PHYS5002
Anatomy and Biol Essentials for Physicists

6

 

PHYS5005
Radiotherapy Physics

6

A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths

PHYS5006
Medical Imaging Physics

6

A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths

PHYS5011
Nuclear Physics and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

6

A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths

PHYS5012
Radiation Physics and Dosimetry

6

A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths
N
PHYS5001
PHYS5015
Reactor Physics and Systems

6

A144cp of units including (MATH1x01 or MATH1x21 or MATH1906 or MATH1931) and MATH1x02
PHYS5016
Nuclear Chemistry and Nuclear Fuel Cycle

6

 
PHYS5018
Health Physics and Radiation Protection

6

A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths

PHYS5029
Nuclear Medicine Physics

6

A Students should have basic undergraduate level physics and maths
PHYS5031
Ecological Econ and Sustainable Analysis

6

 

PHYS5032
Techniques for Sustainability Analysis

6

Minimum class size of 5 students.

PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis

6

Minimum class size of 5 students.

PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis

6

Minimum class size of 5 students.

PHYS5121
HDR Advanced Electrodynamics and Photonics

6

A A major in physics including third-year electromagnetism and third-year optics
N PHYS4121
PHYS5122
HDR Astrophysics and Space Science

6

A A major in physics
N PHYS4122
PHYS5123
HDR General Relativity and Cosmology

6

A A major in physics and knowledge of special relativity
N PHYS4123
PHYS5124
HDR Physics of the Standard Model

6

A A major in physics including third-year quantum physics and third-year particle physics
N PHYS4124
PHYS5125
HDR Quantum Field Theory

6

A A major in physics including third-year quantum physics
N PHYS4125
PHYS5126
HDR Quantum Nanoscience

6

A A major in Physics including third-year quantum physics and third-year condensed matter physics
N PHYS4126
SUST5002
Food and Water Security

6

This unit of study involves essay and blog writing and group work. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.