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Unit Overview


Following the completion of PHYS5045 Research Proposal in Quantum Technology and Computation, and research projects parts 1 - 4 (PHYS5301 - PHYS5304), this unit draw conclusion to their research project. The students will be equipped with special quantum techniques and quantum computing skills as well as data analysis, and proper scientific writing skill. The students are to write a substantial dissertation document. The students will also be able to present their project in the departmental seminar and answer questions from both experts, and general physicists.

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face

Students are able to (1) conduct independent research projects and bring them to completion; (2) present research seminar to experts and general audiences; and (3) generate a scientific document summarising their research work..


Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written thesis; (2) supervisors' assessment; and (3) oral presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Li Ju
Unit rules
Enrolment in
53560 Master of Physics
or CM015 Bachelor of Science Frontier Physics and Master of Physics
and Successful completion of
PHYS5045 Research proposal in Quantum Technology and Computation
Enrolment in
And Level 5 Unit(s) PHYS5304 Physics Research Project Part 4
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.
  • Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.