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2726

PHYSICS 703

: Advanced Quantum Mechanics
2020 Semester One (1203)
An advanced development of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics in the Dirac formulation is presented. Emphasis is placed on the simplicity and generality of the formal structure, lifting the reliance of introductory courses on wave mechanics.
Subject: Physics
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2727

PHYSICS 715

: Selected Topics 1
2020 Semester One (1203)
Enrolment requires approval of the Head of Department and the choice of subject will depend on staff availability or on the needs of particular students.
Subject: Physics
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2728

PHYSICS 741

: Advanced Classical Mechanics and Electrodynamics
2021 Semester One (1213)
Develops and deepens students’ knowledge and understanding of advanced topics in classical mechanics and electromagnetism, including variational and least action principles in mechanics, the physical basis of magnetism; and the four-vector treatment of special relativity and electromagnetism.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 331, 705

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2729

PHYSICS 742

: Advanced Statistical Mechanics and Condensed Matter
2020 Semester One (1203)
Advanced concepts in statistical mechanics and condensed matter. Topics to be covered include the theory of magnetism, mean field theory, the Ising model, superconductivity, phase transitions, complex systems, and networks.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 708

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2730

PHYSICS 743

: Waves and Potentials
2020 Semester One (1203)
Presents the universal mathematical physics of waves and potential fields and discusses related applications. Topics include derivations and solutions for electromagnetic and elastic wave equations, propagation of waves in media, reflection and transmission of waves at interfaces, guided waves in geophysics and optics, and fundamentals of potential theory.
Subject: Physics
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2731

PHYSICS 748

: General Relativity
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Discusses Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity with application to astrophysical problems, drawn from black hole physics, gravitational waves, cosmology, astrophysical lensing and solar system and terrestrial tests of the theory. The course includes the mathematical background needed to describe curved spacetimes in arbitrary coordinate systems and the covariant description of fundamental physical relationships.
Subject: Physics
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2732

PHYSICS 748

: General Relativity
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Discusses Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity with application to astrophysical problems, drawn from black hole physics, gravitational waves, cosmology, astrophysical lensing and solar system and terrestrial tests of the theory. The course includes the mathematical background needed to describe curved spacetimes in arbitrary coordinate systems and the covariant description of fundamental physical relationships.
Subject: Physics
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2733

PHYSICS 752

: Photonics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Advanced topics in photonics including optical detection, semiconductor and modelocked lasers, the propagation of light in optical fibres, and the physics and applications of nonlinear optics.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 726, 727

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2734

PHYSICS 757

: Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
2020 Semester Two (1205)
The nonrelativistic quantum treatment of electromagnetic radiation (light) and its interaction with matter (atoms, quantum dots, superconducting qubits) is presented. Emphasis is placed on what is strictly quantum mechanical about light compared with a description in terms of Maxwell waves, and on the concepts and methods underlying modern advances in quantum measurement theory and quantum technologies, e.g., quantum communication/cryptology and quantum simulation/computation.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 760

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2735

PHYSICS 780

: Advanced Imaging Technologies
2020 Semester One (1203)
Covers the physical basis and use of new imaging technologies and data processing in medicine, biomedicine and biotechnology. Makes use of practical examples from techniques such as computer assisted tomgraphy, nonlinear microscopy, optical coherence tomography, fluorescence or microarray analysis. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding of material to at least a B grade standard in PHYSICS 244, 340, and 15 points from PHYSICS 211, MATHS 253, 260, ENGSCI 211 is recommended.
Subject: Physics
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2736

PHYSICS 787A

: Project in Physics
2020 Semester One (1203)
Subject: Physics
To complete this course students must enrol in PHYSICS 787 A and B, or PHYSICS 787

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2737

PHYSICS 787B

: Project in Physics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Subject: Physics
To complete this course students must enrol in PHYSICS 787 A and B, or PHYSICS 787

Outline is not available yet

2738

PSYCH 109G

: Mind, Brain and Behaviour
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Topics covered may include: the nature of sensory and perceptual processes, the cause of perceptual illusions, the structure and function of the human brain, approaches to animal and human learning, models of human language and memory, and the design of psychological experiments. A laboratory component, in which students are required to participate as subjects, forms part of the course.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2739

PSYCH 109G

: Mind, Brain and Behaviour
2023 Semester One (1233)
Topics covered may include: the nature of sensory and perceptual processes, the cause of perceptual illusions, the structure and function of the human brain, approaches to animal and human learning, models of human language and memory, and the design of psychological experiments. A laboratory component, in which students are required to participate as subjects, forms part of the course.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2740

PSYCH 109G

: Mind, Brain and Behaviour
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Topics covered may include: the nature of sensory and perceptual processes, the cause of perceptual illusions, the structure and function of the human brain, approaches to animal and human learning, models of human language and memory, and the design of psychological experiments. A laboratory component, in which students are required to participate as subjects, forms part of the course.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2741

PSYCH 109G

: Mind, Brain and Behaviour
2022 Semester One (1223)
Topics covered may include: the nature of sensory and perceptual processes, the cause of perceptual illusions, the structure and function of the human brain, approaches to animal and human learning, models of human language and memory, and the design of psychological experiments. A laboratory component, in which students are required to participate as subjects, forms part of the course.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2742

PSYCH 202

: Biopsychology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Provides a basic introduction to the structure and function of the brain, neuropsychology, and genetic and hormonal influences on behaviour. This course includes a compulsory laboratory component.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I Psychology or 15 points from BIOSCI 101, 103

Outline is not available yet

2743

PSYCH 202

: Biopsychology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Provides a basic introduction to the structure and function of the brain, neuropsychology, and genetic and hormonal influences on behaviour. This course includes a compulsory laboratory component.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I Psychology or 15 points from BIOSCI 101, 103

Outline is not available yet

2744

PSYCH 203

: Learning and Behaviour
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A consideration of the environmental factors that control and modify animal (including human) behaviour. Generally, an experimental laboratory approach is taken, and quantitative theories are stressed. Topics include: classical and operant conditioning, theories of reinforcement, the stimulus control of operant behaviour, behavioural analyses of problem solving, concept learning and language, choice, self control, remembering and experimental design. This course includes a compulsory laboratory component.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I Psychology or 15 points from BIOSCI 101, 103

Outline is not available yet

2745

PSYCH 211

: Psychology for Society
2021 Academic Year Term (1211)
Examines what we do and can know in psychology, and why and how we know it, including philosophy of science, methodology, ethics, research outcomes, and particular methods. Embeds a focus on the cultural context of Āotearoa/New Zealand within which psychological knowledge is applied. Introduces broad content in preparation for more advanced study.
Subject: Psychology
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2746

PSYCH 300

: Applied Psychology
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Discusses psychological issues relating to illnesses and well-being of people in the workplace. Consideration will be given both to the theoretical models which have been developed and to the types of methodology used in their investigation. Emphasis is given to the interplay between science and practice.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125

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2747

PSYCH 303

: Cognitive Science
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Provides an introduction to cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience. Topics covered include: visual and auditory perception, attention, memory, thinking and problem-solving. Participation in the laboratory component of this course is compulsory.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125

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2748

PSYCH 303

: Cognitive Science
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Provides an introduction to cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience. Topics covered include: visual and auditory perception, attention, memory, thinking and problem-solving. Participation in the laboratory component of this course is compulsory.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125

Outline is not available yet

2749

PSYCH 305

: Human Neuroscience
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Covers material relating to the neural basis of cognitive processes, including perception, attention, memory and language. Students will be introduced to different methods of inferring mind-brain relations in normal and neurologically-impaired individuals, and different ways of conceptualising mind-brain relations, such as connectionism and modularism.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or MEDSCI 206 or PHYSIOL 220

Outline is not available yet

2750

PSYCH 305

: Human Neuroscience
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Covers material relating to the neural basis of cognitive processes, including perception, attention, memory and language. Students will be introduced to different methods of inferring mind-brain relations in normal and neurologically-impaired individuals, and different ways of conceptualising mind-brain relations, such as connectionism and modularism.
Subject: Psychology
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II in Psychology and 15 points from STATS 100-125, or MEDSCI 206 or PHYSIOL 220

Outline is not available yet