Photonics Honours 4340

Course code PHYS4340Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

The Honours Program in Photonics is designed to give students an advanced understanding of modern Photonics, as well as exposure to current research interests in Photonics. Photonics Honours 4340 together with Photonics Honours 4320 comprises a research project under the supervision of an academic member of staff.

In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory Workplace Health and Safety requirement. Students will receive full information on this compulsory course component in the course outline provided by the school.

Available in 2015

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

1. an understanding at an advanced level of the principles and techniques underlying many of the important areas of Photonics, Applied Photonics and Physics.
2. a range of communication skills including writing skills, verbal discussion skills, IT and graphical presentation skills.
3. an ability to effectively solve problems by managing resources, acquiring research skills using newly acquired knowledge, using computer aided design and synthesis and design principles.
ContentMajor research project:
This will be in one of the current photonics research areas of the School and will be supervised by a member of the academic staff.
Replacing Course(s)NA.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeA BSc(Photonics) with a Credit grade average in at least 40 units of 3000 level courses.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Seminar
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 0 hour(s) per Week 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.
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PHYS4340