Offered as a second year elective in the Bachelor of Health Science. Students undertaking this unit must have the prerequisite below. The unit may not be available every year.
An introductory physics course for health science professionals. This subject provides an introduction to the topics of mechanics, waves, fluids and thermodynamics, sound, optics, atomic and nuclear physics. CXA115 aims to provide a basic understanding of physical processes and physical problem solving techniques in order to form a basis for future studies in health sciences.
|Unit name||Physics for Health Sciences|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,701.00||010301|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- either TCE Physics (*PH866) or Physical Sciences (*SC786) or equiv plus some background in maths.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
One 2 hour Lecture per week for 13 weeks
continuous assessment (assignments + lab + mid-sem test) (50%), end-of-sem 3 hr exam (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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