Study Planner Information
Year 1 Study Planner
What do the different requirements mean?
 Compulsory – all students must complete this course
 Prerequisite for major – a course required for this major
 Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
 Elective – an elective course from the course list, or as permitted by the program rules
Course Code & Title  Requirements 

SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science  Compulsory 
[ MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra I^{1,3} 
Prerequisite for major 
PHYS1001 Mechanics & Thermal Physics I  Prerequisite for major 
Elective  Elective 
Course Code & Title  Requirements 

[
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data OR STAT1301 Advanced Analysis of Scientific Data ] 
Compulsory 
PHYS1002 Electromagnetism & Modern Physics  Prerequisite for major 
[ MATH1052 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations^{3} OR MATH1072 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations^{3} ] 
Prerequisite for major 
Elective  Elective 
1. Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051.
2. MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1071 and/or MATH1052 and/or MATH1072
3. Students with a high achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 6 or 7 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1071 and MATH1072. Students with a sound achievement in Senior Maths C (or a 4 or 5 in MATH1050) should take the sequence MATH1051 and MATH1052.
Year 2 to 3 Study Planner
What do the different columns mean?
 Required for Major – a course required for this major
 Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
Semester  Required for Major  Recommended 

1  PHYS2020 Thermodynamics & Condensed Matter Physics PHYS2055 Introductions to Fields in Physics Choose at least 4 units from [ PHYS2810 Electronics & Circuit Theory 
MATH2001 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II 
2 
PHYS2100 Dynamics, Chaos & Special Relativity PHYS2041 Quantum Physics 
MATH2100 Applied Mathematical Analysis Suggested electives: COSC2500 Num Meth in Computational Sci PHIL2011 Phil of Modern Physics 
Semester  Required for Major  Recommended 

1  Choose at least 10 units from:
[ PHYS3040 Quantum Physics^{1} 

2 
BIHP3001 Frontiers in Biophysics PHYS3900 Perspectives in Physics 
SCIE3250 Introduction to Research 
1. Students must choose at least 4 units from PHYS3040, PHYS3051 and/or PHYS3020 to complete the requirements for the Physics major.