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Example Study Plan – Jay

Jay is a domestic student who completed an undergraduate degree in Physics two years ago, with a strong focus on quantum mechanics. Over the past two years Jay has worked as a statistician and analyst in the mining industry, and is returning in Semester 2 to commence the MPhys (Astro) course. Although Jay obtained no programming experience in a language such as python, R, C, or FORTRAN during their undergraduate course, they have become skilled with R during their time working in industry. Jay has not taken any astronomy or astrophysics units in the past, and so requires two conversion units. Jay is offered 12 points of Advance Standing (2 units). Jay decides to take two optional units to fill out the 2 years of study.

 Order   Type   Code  Avail  Unit Name
1 Conversion PHYS3012 S2 Topics in Contemporary Physics
1 Core PHYS4418 S2 Cosmological Physics
1 Core PHYS5513 S2 Computational Statistisc for Physics
1 Option PHYS5020 S2 Quantum Measurement & Technology
2 Conversion PHYS3003 S1 Astrophysics & Space Science
2 Core PHYS4419 S1 Galaxies & Galactic Dynamics
2 Core PHYS5514 S1 Radio Astronomy & the Interstellar Medium  
2 Option PHYS4020 S1 Frontiers in Experimental Physics
3 Option PHYS4420 S2 Gravitational Wave & High Energy Astronomy
3 Core PHYS5562 S1,2 Research Proposal in Astronomy & Astrophysics
3 Core PHYS5301 S1,2 Physics Research Project Part 1
3 Core PHYS5302 S1,2 Physics Research Project Part 2
4 Option SHPC4001 S1 Computational Methods for Physics
4 Core PHYS5303 S1,2 Physics Research Project Part 3
4 Core PHYS5304 S1,2 Physics Research Project Part 4
4 Core PHYS5563 S1,2 Dissertation in Astronomy & Astrophysics