QUT College

Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) (Physics)

QUT College

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Spend significant time doing lab experimental work and undertake research throughout your studies. Study options include lasers and optics, nanotechnology, medical physics, astrophysics and more. In this new, embedded honours specialised course, you can expect to study alongside a small cohort of high-achieving fellow science enthusiasts for four years. You'll be immersed in real-world research from your first year in authentic research environments, with leading QUT researchers and projects.Physics deals with the natural laws and processes, and the states and properties of matter, energy, space and time. Physics also underlies many of the recent advances in information technology, medicine and biotechnology. Areas of specialisation include mechanics, electromagnetism, lasers and optics, medical physics, computational physics, nuclear and radiation physics, astronomy and astrophysics, thermodynamics, nanotechnology, quantum mechanics and relativity. Physicists are involved in finding solutions to challenges facing our world, including developing instruments for environmental monitoring, computer models for climate change prediction, and developing solar and renewable energy systems. Physicists are also attempting to address the world’s ever-increasing appetite for information and information processing by undertaking research into quantum computers, nanotechnology, lasers and photonics.


ST20 Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) comprises 384 credit points (32 units), including 4 core units (STB100, STB200, STB300 and a core option), 240 credit points (20 units) Physics units (including 8 Honours level units) and 96 credit points (8 units) of complementary studies (2 minors).

Standard entry requirements

  • Before you start this course, you must have obtained the required result for the Queensland year 12 subjects (or equivalent senior subjects) listed below within your Year 12 studies.English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • AndMathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • AndPhysics (Units 3 & 4, B).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $156,800 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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