Table R - Higher Degree By Research

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Table R - Science

This table lists Table R - Higher Degree by Research units of study
AFNR5511
Soil Processes, Assessment and Management
6      Semester 1
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
CHEM5101
Special Topics in Chemistry 1
6    A Knowledge of chemical nomenclature and structural representations
Semester 1
CHEM5102
Special Topics in Chemistry 2
6    A Familiarity with basic concepts and terminology of chemistry
Semester 2
ENVI5801
Social Science of Environment
6      Semester 1
GEOG5001
Geographic Information Science A
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1a
MARS5001
Coastal Processes and Systems
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
MATH5310
Topics in Algebra

This unit of study is not available in 2021

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.
Semester 1
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.
Semester 1
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.
Semester 1
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.
Semester 2
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.
Semester 2
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.
Semester 2
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.
Semester 1
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.
Semester 2
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.
Semester 2
MATH5550
Optimal Control and Game Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2021

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.
Semester 2
MATH5551
Stochastics and Finance

This unit of study is not available in 2021

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.
Semester 1
OLET5604
Health Literacy for Better Lives
2      Intensive April
PHYS5011
Nuclear Physics and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
6      Semester 1
PHYS5012
Radiation Physics and Dosimetry
6    N PHYS5001
Semester 1
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.
Semester 2