The University of Newcastle, Australia


You'll study courses in classical and modern physics including quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, optics, nuclear physics, atomic physics and special relativity.

The Physics major features a keen emphasis on designing experiments in order to learn more about the relationship between these key scientific components.

With this major, you’ll contribute to scientific development in many areas of technology and industry. Your studies could lead to vast career opportunities such as a nanotechnologist, astrophysicist, space scientist, defence scientist, risk analyst, or software engineer.

Physics is a 120 unit major, specific courses can be found in the program handbook.

The Physics major within the Bachelor of Science is only available at our Newcastle (Callaghan) campus.