BSc – Physics Major

BSc – Physics Major

BSc – Physics Major

Major Code


Available in

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science

Professional Accreditation Status

This major for the Bachelor of Science and joint degrees Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Bachelor of Science is accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP). Graduates are automatically eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Physics.

Additional information

Not available for mid-year entry

Mathematics is the only second major available with Physics as a first major within the BSc

Only the 30cp version of this major is available within the BEng(Hons)-BSc

Credit points

30 credit points

Major Structure


Level 1

PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics 1

PH1007:03 Advanced Stream Physics 2

Level 2

PH2002:03 Classical Mechanics and Quantum Physics 1

PH2019:03 Introduction to Electromagnetism Optics and Thermodynamics

PH2240:03 Atomic and Nuclear Physics

Level 3

PH3002:03 Quantum Physics 2

PH3006:03 Oceanography and Meteorology

PH3008:03 Statistical Mechanics and Transport

PH3019:03 Electromagnetic Phenomena