A major in Biophysics with at least a 65% pass in Biophysics 314.



Students are required to undertake a supervised research project and to attend a selection of appropriate courses from within the Physics honours programme. Students also are required to attend suitable courses run by the Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis. Assessment of the course work component will represent between 15% and 25% of the overall assessment depending upon the availability of suitable topics each year. A report on the experimental project will be reviewed by the Honours Assessment Committee . A critique of the thesis will be returned to the candidate for a written response under open-book examination conditions. The candidate also will be required to give a seminar on his or her project and defend the thesis in the presence of the Honours Assessment Committee.


Topics within Physics/Biophysics

The examination in courses offered within the Physics Honours programme will be conducted by the Physics Department.


Topics within Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis/Physics Department


Students taking courses in the Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis will be required to undertake examinations on these topics. These will be prepared and conducted within the Physics Department in association with CMM.



Experimental Research Projects:

Projects being offered in 2003


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