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PHY8002 Planetary Science

Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Mathematics, Physics & Computing
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022

Overview

This course forms a core coursework component for the Master of Science (Astronomy). The course provides an in-depth introduction to planetary science, and develops more general knowledge and skills in the physical sciences through the use of assignments.

This course introduces planetary science, the study of our planetary system and others. Topics covered in this course include Physical Processes in the Solar System, The Terrestrial Planets, The Jovian Worlds, Minor Bodies of the Solar System, and The Formation of Planetary Systems. Additional topics develop scientific skills through the use of assignments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 24 May 2022