UWA Handbook 2017

Elective units

Level 1 electives

Science

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Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2017

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2018 or 2019.

Level 1 electives
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit rules
S1ANHB1101Human Biology I: Becoming HumanNone
S2ANHB1102Human Biology II: Being HumanNone
N/AANIM1001The Darwinian RevolutionNone
S1BIOL1130Frontiers in BiologyNone
S2BIOL1131Plant and Animal BiologyNone
S1, S2CHEM1001Chemistry—Properties and EnergeticsPrerequisites: ATAR Chemistry or WACE Chemistry 3A/3B or TEE Chemistry or equivalent or CHEM1105 Introductory Chemistry or CHEM1003 Introductory Chemistry
Incompatibility: CHEM1101 Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, CHEM1104 Biological Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
S1, S2CHEM1002Chemistry—Structure and ReactivityPrerequisites: ATAR Chemistry or WACE Chemistry 3A/3B or TEE Chemistry or equivalent or CHEM1105 Introductory Chemistry or CHEM1003 Introductory Chemistry
Incompatibility: CHEM1102 Organic Chemistry, CHEM1103 Biological Organic Chemistry
S1CHEM1003Introductory ChemistryIncompatibility: This unit is not available to students who have a satisfactory performance (scaled score of 50 per cent or more) in Chemistry ATAR or WACE Chemistry 3A/3B or TEE Chemistry, or equivalent.
S2CHEM1004Biological ChemistryPrerequisites: ATAR Chemistry, WACE Chemistry 3A/3B or TEE Chemistry or CHEM1003 Introductory Chemistry or equivalent
S2EART1104Discovering EarthIncompatibility: CIVL2121 Engineering Geology and Geomechanics
S1EART1105The Dynamic PlanetIncompatibility: CIVL2121 Engineering Geology and Geomechanics
S1, S2ECON1120Environmental Economics 1None
S2ENVT1103Natural HistoryNone
S1GEOG1103Geographies of a Global CityNone
S2GEOG1104Disasters!None
S2NEUR1001Neuroscience in SocietyNone
S1, S2PHYS1001Physics for Scientists and EngineersPrerequisites: (Physics ATAR or WACE Physics 3A/3B or PHYS1030 Physics Bridging Unit or equivalent) and (Mathematics Methods ATAR or Mathematics Specialist ATAR or WACE Mathematics 3C/3D or WACE Mathematics Specialist 3A/3B or WACE Mathematics Specialist 3C/3D or MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods or MATH1722 Mathematics Foundations: Specialist or MATH1001 Mathematical Methods 1 or MATH1002 Mathematical Methods 2 or MATH1011 Multivariable Calculus or MATH1012 Mathematical Theory & Methods or equivalent)
Incompatibility: PHYS1101 Advanced Physics A
S2PHYS1002Modern PhysicsPrerequisites: PHYS1001 Physics for Scientists and Engineers and (ATAR Mathematics Specialist or WACE Mathematics Specialist 3C/3D or MATH1722 Mathematics Foundations: Specialist or MATH1001 Mathematical Methods 1 or MATH1002 Mathematical Methods 2 or MATH1011 Multivariable Calculus or MATH1012 Mathematical Theory & Methods or equivalent)
Incompatibility: PHYS1102 Advanced Physics B
S1PHYS1021Applied Physics APrerequisites: Mathematics Applications ATAR or Mathematics Methods ATAR or Mathematics Specialist ATAR or WACE Mathematics 3A/3B or Mathematics 3C/3D or Mathematics Specialist 3A/3B or Mathematics Specialist 3C/3D or MATH1720 Mathematics Fundamentals or MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods or MATH1722 Mathematics Foundations: Specialist or equivalent
Incompatibility: PHYS1001 Physics for Scientists and Engineers; PHYS1002 Modern Physics; PHYS1101 Advanced Physics A; PHYS1102 Advanced Physics B; PHYS1141 General Physics A; PHYS1142 General Physics B
S2PHYS1022Applied Physics BPrerequisites: Mathematics Applications ATAR or Mathematics Methods ATAR or Mathematics Specialist ATAR or WACE Mathematics 3A/3B or Mathematics 3C/3D or Mathematics Specialist 3A/3B or Mathematics Specialist 3C/3D or MATH1720 Mathematics Fundamentals or MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods or MATH1722 Mathematics Foundations: Specialist or equivalent
Incompatibility: PHYS1001 Physics for Scientists and Engineers; PHYS1002 Modern Physics; PHYS1101 Advanced Physics A; PHYS1102 Advanced Physics B; PHYS1141 General Physics A; PHYS1142 General Physics B
S1, S2PHYS1030Physics Bridging UnitPrerequisites: Mathematics Methods ATAR or Mathematics Specialist ATAR or WACE Mathematics Specialist 3A/3B or WACE Mathematics Specialist 3C/3D or MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods or MATH1722 Mathematics Foundations: Specialist or equivalent
Incompatibility: a scaled score greater than or equal to 50 per cent in Physics ATAR or WACE Physics 3A/3B or equivalent or PHYS1001 Physics for Scientists and Engineers or PHYS1002 Modern Physics
S1PSYC1101Psychology: Mind and BrainNone
S2PSYC1102Psychology: Behaviour in ContextNone
S2SCIE1104Science, Society and Data AnalysisPrerequisites: ATAR Mathemematics Applications;WACE Mathematics 2C/2D or TEE Discrete Mathematics or equivalent or higher
Co-requisites: MATH1720 Mathematics Fundamentals (only required if students haven't completed ATAR Mathemetics Applications; WACE Mathematics 2C/2D or TEE Discrete Mathematics or equivalent or higher). Please note that there will be a delay in validating your enrollment in SCIE1104 after you have enrolled in MATH 1720
Incompatibility: STAT1520 Economic and Business Statistics
S2SCIE1106Molecular Biology of the CellPrerequisites: (Human Biology: ATAR or equivalent; or Biology: ATAR or equivalent; or ANHB1101 Human Biology I: Becoming Human; or ANHB1102 Human Biology II: Being Human; or BIOL1130 Frontiers in Biology; or IMED1001 Form and Function) and (Chemistry: ATAR or equivalent or a Level 1 Chemistry unit)
Incompatibility: SCIE2225 Molecular Biology passed in or before 2004
S1SCIE1121Our UniverseNone
S2SCIE1122Our Solar SystemNone
S1SCOM1101Communicating SciencePrerequisites: ATAR Mathematics Applications or WACE Mathematics 2C/2D or TEE Discrete Mathematics or equivalent or higher
Co-requisites: MATH1720 Mathematics Fundamentals (only required if students haven't completed Maths Applications or WACE Mathematics 2C/2D or TEE Discrete Mathematics or equivalent or higher). Please note that there will be a delay in validating your enrolment in SCOM1101 after you have enrolled in MATH1720.
Incompatibility: SCIE1103 Science, Society and Communication
S1SSEH1101The Musculoskeletal System and MovementIncompatibility: SSEH1108 Functional Anatomy Foundations for Podiatry; HMES1108 Functional Anatomy Foundations for Podiatry
S2SSEH1102Applied Anatomy and Athletic PerformanceNone
S1, S2, SSSSEH1103Physical Fitness and HealthNone
S1, S2SSEH1104Active Leadership 1: Developing Leadership SkillsNone