Bachelor of Science - Energy and Advanced Materials

Flinders University

Energy and Advanced Materials is available as a specialisation within Flinders' Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science (Honours) degrees. Flinders' science degrees are flexible and permit students to move between degrees and specialisations easily. The Bachelor of Science (Energy and Advanced Materials) will appeal to applicants who want to learn about the underlying science of modern device technologies that are based on materials, such as solar cells, display screens and transistors. It also provides a foundation that will underpin further study in physics or material sciences or another science or non-science related discipline or for a career in an advanced materials related field such as a fibre optics designer; electronic device developer or an electronics engineer.

Course Fee:

International: $98,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program


First year comprises core (compulsory) topics that focus on physics and mathematics and lay the foundation for the second and third year topics such as Quantum Physics, Thermodynamics, Cosmology and Optoelectronics and Nuclear Physics. Experimental physics skills are developed throughout the degree and students will be given the opportunity to undertake a professional experience placement.

Subjects you can Study:

Energy, Quantum Physics, Thermodynamics, Cosmology and Optoelectronics, Nuclear Physics.

Study Pathways:

Admission to an honours program may be offered to a student who meets certain academic criteria and subject to the College being able to provide appropriate resources and staff to supervise the program of study. Refer to Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Further information:

The Bachelor of Science (Energy and Advanced Materials) may also be studied in a combined degree program with: another Bachelor degree in the College of Science and Engineering where the combination meets the requirements of the credit transfer policy Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Electronics Engineer, Physicist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park 52.55 Yes Part time 6 years
Bedford Park 52.55 Yes Full time 3 years
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Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

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Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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