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Physics examines the world around us at the most fundamental level, from the origin and fate of the universe, to the behaviour of matter on subatomic length scales—and everything else in between. The overarching objective of the Physics major at UWA is to provide students with access to the frontiers of modern physics via an emphasis on essential mathematical skills. Students will apply the key pillars of relativity and quantum physics to atomic, molecular, nuclear and particle physics, condensed matter physics, photonics and astrophysics. Students will understand the role of physics as the driving force behind many advanced technologies, from radar to lasers, from GPS to quantum computers and MRI and PET scanners. The choice of Western Australia as the site for part of the Square Kilometer Array makes the Physics major an exciting prospect.
- Physics for Scientists and Engineers
- Advanced Physics A
- Modern Physics
- Advanced Physics B
- Mathematical Methods 1
- Engineering Mathematics
- Mathematical Methods 2
- Quantum Mechanics 1 and Electromagnetism
- Mathematical Methods 2
- The Physics of Particles
- Mathematical Methods 3
- Electrodynamics and Relativity
- Mathematical Physics
- Frontiers in Modern Physics
- Quantum Mechanics 2 and Atomic Physics
- Astrophysics and Space Science
All international students at UWA are required to pay tuition fees for their programs of study. The tuition fee is based on the student's course of study. Fees increase on an annual basis.New students should refer to their Acceptance of Offer Contract and once enrolled, their Statement of Account for tuition fees.
- AUD $100 application processing fee (credit card payment accepted).
- Your contact details.
- Supporting documentation (such as your English language competence test results, academic transcripts, passport ID page and other documentation for course-specific requirements).
- Academic transcripts must be uploaded as one single collated PDF only (not as separate PDF pages).
- You must meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.IELTS - Overall score minimum of 6.5, no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules). TOEFL - Essay Rating / Test of Written English (TWE) of 4.5 and either 230 (Computer-based) or 570 (Paper-based) score. Next Generation TOEFL - Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section;18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section.
The University provides two types of scholarships for students who may be experiencing financial hardship:
- UWA Swans Rural Scholarship
- UWA Swans Scholarship