The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code



20 units


4000 level

Course handbook


Photonics Honours 4330 comprises lectures, tutorials and/or laboratories on six elective topics selected from the following list or other advanced photonics, physics or mathematics elective topics: Signal & Image Processing; Vision; Surface Physics Technology; Medical Uses of Lasers; Ionising Radiation; Advanced Optical Design; and Advanced Topics in Optics.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2017.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop a range of communication skills including writing skills.

2. Effectively solve problems by using research skills, new knowledge and computer skills.

3. Acquire advanced knowledge in Applied Photonics.


Six topics selected from

  • Signal & Image Processing
  • Vision
  • Surface Physics Technology
  • Medical Uses of Lasers
  • Ionising Radiation
  • Advanced Optical Design
  • Advanced Topics in Optics

or other advanced Photonics, Physics or Mathematics topics.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program.

Assumed knowledge

A BSc(Photonics) with a Credit grade average in at least 40 unit of 3000 level courses.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Written Assignments

Formal Examination: Final Examinations

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Lecture: Induction Requirement - Students must attend and pass the induction requirements before attending these sessions. - In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory safety induction.