Industrial Project and Seminar

Course code PHYS3330Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Students will choose, undertake, and complete a research project under the supervision of a University of Newcastle academic staff member. The project may involve external academic and/or industrial partners. Students will undertake and complete a compulsory WH&S requirement for their project and work environment. They will maintain a project workbook and participate in workshops on career development, oral presentations and, ethical and professional practice in the discipline.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course, students will have:

1. applied the knowledge gained in previous courses to a practical problem in physics and associated disciplines
2. demonstrated their ability to work independently and collaboratively
3. developed their abilities in problem solving and critical judgement
4. demonstrated their ability to effectively collect, analyse and organise scientific information
5. acquired written and verbal communication skills that allow them to communicate a convincing and reasoned scientific argument at a level and style appropriate to the audience.
6. contributed to group discussions on career preparedness and ethical and professional practice.
ContentStudents will complete a research project in collaboration with supervisors.
Students will undertake and complete a compulsory WH&S requirement for their project and work environment.
They will maintain a project workbook and participate in workshops on career development, oral presentations and, ethical and professional practice in the discipline.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeA minimum of 30 units of PHYS2000 courses
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Practical
Seminar
Workshop
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Group/tutorial participation and contribution
Presentations - Class
Reports
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 60 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Workshop: for 4 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Course ComponentWHS-Safety Induction or Risk Assessment. Compulsory Course Component: In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory safety induction.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PHYS3330