Most Unit of Study information for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled is provided via the Blackboard system. Login using your UniKey username and password.
The information provided on these Physics pages is intended to help you, as a Current Student, make choices as you progress through the years of your course. It should also be useful to Prospective Students looking at the structure of the courses in Physics at the University of Sydney.
On-line Unit of Study Handbook
To look for brief details about any unit of study you will need to know either the name (e.g. Physics 1 Fundamentals) or its unit code (e.g. PHYS1002).
An aid to students in learning physics
Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism
Outlines what is not acceptable behaviour in academic work, in particular assessments
When your academic performance is adversely affected by illness or other serious events
Junior (1st year)
Apart from the main Junior Physics units, you should also consider
Students the relevant degree programs will be interested in
- EDUP2008 Science Concepts 2 - Physics Phenomena is a module on basic physics for students in BEd (Primary)
- MRTY1031 Medical Radiation Physics is for students in the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography
- MRTY1036 Health Physics and Radiation Biology is for students in the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography
- Consider a year off studying between 2nd and 3rd year with the Year in Industry Program.
Senior (3rd Year)
Honours (4th Year)
Talented Student Program
International Exchange Program
Consider spending part of your degree studying overseas.
Sydney Summer and Winter School
Summer and Winter School provide students with the opportunity to complete some units of study outside the normal semesters. The School of Physics does not offer any units in the Summer or Winter School programs.
A Science major including a choice of units offered by Physics, Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering.
Astronomy is not a major but students wishing to study Astronomy have options in every year of the Physics program.
For further information about undergraduate studies contact or phone +61 2 9351 3037.