As part of our physics courses and degrees, you’ll learn and explore the study of matter and energy, developing a sound understanding of how natural and technologically driven worlds work and operate.

With a physics major, you’ll learn  about classical and modern physics, astrophysics, nanoscience and technology through hands-on experiences and theory.

When you graduate, you’ll leave with an appreciation for the fabric of our universe. You’ll also have the skills to apply your knowledge to finding real-world applications that can transform society for the better. Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR calculator and more. 

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Are We Alone? Emily Petroff at The Dish I The Feed

Student achievement

Swinburne astrophysics PhD student Emily Petroff has become the first person to have witnessed a fast radio burst in real time. Fast radio bursts are short, sharp flash of radio waves from an unknown source. In an interview with SBS Two's The Feed program Emily explains the mystery surrounding fast radio bursts and the importance of stargazing.

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