Course code: #757
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Join one of humanity’s most significant collective endeavours when you study for a degree in STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) at UOW.
You will work with interdisciplinary teams to explore creative solutions for our world's most significant issues and learn about the physical interconnections and principles underpinning and advancing societies globally.
The Nuclear and Space Radiation Technology major will teach you the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in either the nuclear radiation or space radiation employment sectors emerging in Australia.
Fundamental physics, leading to applications in science, engineering and technology industries.
A focus is given to radiation effects on humans and electronics in space or on Earth.
This course builds on the expertise of the Centre for Medical Radiation Physics in dosimetry and radiation safety, as well as nuclear technology and radiation waste monitoring and storage.
Close industry ties with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) will benefit you.
Many subjects include on-site visits and guest lecturers, and optional research internships provide significant industry exposure and networking opportunities.
Your subjects include major practical components to complement and reinforce what you learn in lectures and ensure you gain hands-on skills that prepare you for real-world activities in your future careers.
You will learn from academics that are internationally recognised in many fields of physics research, including space and medical radiation physics, space and nuclear radiation effects, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, nuclear detection and remote sensing.
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,052|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$15,063|
If you do not already meet the English requirements for your chosen course, you can complete an English course at UOW College Australia.
UOW also recognises English language courses offered by some other colleges in Sydney.
A guide to the length of the English course you may need to study is provided below.
Please note that this table should only be considered a guide. Lower Writing scores may mean you'll need to study English for longer.
|Score at time of application||Estimated time required to reach IELTS entry score (weeks)|
* for students with 6.0 overall but 5.5 in either reading or writing
# for students with 5.5 overall but less than 5.0 in reading or writing
Applicants must have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to completing 13 years of schooling in Australia.
To succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications.
This is particularly important for degrees with a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
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