Physics of Quantum Matter

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Physics of Quantum Matter

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    (PHY2MOD and PHY2OPT and PHY2EMM) or (PHY2CLP and PHYMOD), and (MAT2VCA and MAT2LAL)

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this subject, students explore fundamental quantum physics and its application to understanding the electronic and thermal properties of matter. This subject is one of four such subjects at third year level that together constitute the Physics major stream. This stream is an excellent preparation for a career in research or education in the physical sciences and also for honours and post-graduate research studies in Physics.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.