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ASP4200

Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

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24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
Organisational UnitSchool of Mathematical Sciences
OfferedClayton Full year 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Jerome Droniou

Synopsis

ASP4200 is a level four unit in the Honours Program of the Bachelor of Science course. The unit comprises six approved lecture topics which students can choose from those offered in the Honours Handbook of the School of Mathematical Sciences. These provide advanced instruction in Astrophysics and related fields, and support for students wishing to develop a career in research.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of astrophysics and related disciplines;

  1. Apply their knowledge of these disciplines and critical thinking skills to the solution of problems in these fields;

  1. Present results and discuss topics in this field professionally;

  1. Make effective use of information and communication technology for the collection and analysis of data, the solution of problems and the presentation of their work;

  1. Plan and efficiently carry out work requirements.

Assessment

Six lecture topics (a mixture of assignments and examinations): 16.7% each

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

Approximately 8-10 hours and lectures and practice classes per week for 24 weeks (two semesters).

Prerequisites

Completion of the requirements for levels 1 to 3 of the Bachelor of Science and entry into Honours.

Co-requisites