Level one science units 2019

Clayton campus

Discipline/
Broad area of Science

Unit code

Unit title

Semester

Prerequisites/
additional information

ASTRONOMY

ASP1010

Earth to cosmos – introductory astronomy

1

No Year 12 prerequisite

ASP1022

Life and the universe - astrobiology

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

EARTH, ATMOSPHERE AND ENVIRONMENT

SCI1300

Climate change: From science to society

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

EAE1011 Earth, atmosphere and environment 1 1

No Year 12 prerequisite

EAE1022 Earth, atmosphere and environment 2

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

BIOLOGY

BIO1011

Blueprints for life

1

No Year 12 prerequisite

BIO1022

Life on earth

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

BIO1042

Life in the environment

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

SCI1200

Humans, evolution and modern society

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

Prohibited with BIO1011, BIO1022 and BIO1042

CHEMISTRY

CHM1011

Chemistry 1

1

No Year 12 prerequisite

CHM1022

Chemistry 2

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

CHM1051

Chemistry 1 advanced

1

VCE units 3 and 4 Chemistry (study score>=37); or an ATAR >= 90 (or equivalent)

CHM1052

Chemistry 2 advanced

2

VCE units 3 and 4 Chemistry (study score>=37) (or equivalent); or an ATAR >= 90 or a HD in CHM1011

COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

FIT1008

Introduction to computer science

1 and 2

FIT1045

FIT1045

Algorithms and programming fundamentals in python

1 and 2

VCE Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics units 3 & 4 with a study score of 25 or MTH1010.

GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCE

ATS1310

Extreme earth! Natural hazards and human vulnerability

1

No Year 12 prerequisite

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

MTH1010

Functions and their applications

1 and 2

It is recommended that you have successfully completed either VCE Mathematical Methods 1/2 or VCE Further Mathematics 3/4 (or equivalent). If not, you may need to undertake additional private study beyond the normal workload requirements.

You are not permitted to enrol in MTH1010 if you  have achieved a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods units 3/4 (or equivalent).

MTH1010 can only be completed prior to MTH1020 and MTH1030/MTH1035

MTH1020

Analysis of change

1 and 2

MTH1010 or VCE Mathematical Methods units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 25 (or equivalent)

MTH1020 can only be completed prior to MTH1030 or MTH1035

MTH1030

Techniques for modelling

1 and 2

MTH1020 or VCE Specialist Mathematics units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 30 (or equivalent).

MTH1035

Techniques for modelling (advanced)

1

VCE Specialist Mathematics with an ATAR score of 95 or above a VCE study score of 35 or above; in Specialist Mathematics (or equivalent); a HD in MTH1020; or by approval of the Head of School of Mathematics.

This unit is not available for online enrolment. You must visit Science Student Services or lodge a query via ask.monash to enrol.

MAT1830

Discrete mathematics for computer science

1

VCE Specialist Mathematics or Mathematical Methods units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 25 or Further maths with a study score of at least 35 (or equivalent)

MTH2010

Multivariable calculus

1 and 2

MTH1030 or MTH1035 or VCE Enhancement Mathematics

MTH2015

Multivariable calculus (advanced)

2

HD in VCE Enhancement Mathematics or MTH1030, a D in MTH1035, or by approval of the Head of School of Mathematics. This unit is not available for online enrolment. You must visit Science Student Services or lodge a query via ask,monash to enrol.

MTH2040

Mathematical modelling

2

ENG1005  – this unit is only available if you are studying the double degree E3007 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science; this unit can be counted as a level one or two science unit

SCI1020

Introduction to statistical reasoning

1 and 2

No Year 12 prerequisite.

Prohibitions: STA1010 , MTH1030 , ENG1005 , ETC1000 , FIT1006

STA1010

Statistical methods for science

1 and 2

VCE Mathematical methods 3 and 4 (or equivalent) or SCI1020

Prohibitions: ETC1000, FIT1006

You cannot subsequently undertake SCI1020 if you have successfully completed STA1010.

PHYSICS

PHS1001

Foundation physics

1

No Year 12 prerequisite.

Recommended co-requisite: MTH1020 or ENG1090

Prohibitions:
PHS1011, PHS1031,  BMS1031

PHS1002

Physics for Engineering

2

PHS1001 or PHS1031 or BMS1031 or VCE Physics (study score 25 or above) (or equivalent), and ENG1090 or MTH1010 or VCE Mathematical Methods (study score 25 or above) (or equivalent)

Recommended co-requisite: MTH1030 or ENG1005

Prohibitions:
PHS1011, PHS1022, ENG1081

PHS1011

Classical physics and relativity

1

VCE Mathematical Methods (study score of 25 or above) and VCE Physics (study score of 25 or above) or VCE Specialist Mathematics (study score of 40 or above) (or equivalent).

If you have a study score of 25 or above in VCE Physics but only took Further Mathematics, please contact the unit coordinator to discuss your options.

Recommended co-requisite: MTH1020MTH1030 or MTH1035 or ENG1005.

Note: to continue with Physics at level two you must have taken MTH1030MTH1035 or ENG1005 by the end of level one. (ENG1005 applies to Engineering students only.)

Prohibitions
PHS1001, PHS1002, PHS1031, BMS1031, ENG1081

PHS1022

Field and quantum physics

2

PHS1011

Recommended co-requisite MTH1030 or MTH1035 or ENG1005

Note: to continue with Physics at level two you must have taken MTH1030MTH1035 or ENG1005 by the end of level one. (ENG1005 applies to Engineering students only.)

Prohibitions
PHS1002, ENG1081

PHS1031

Physics for the living world

1

No Year 12 prerequisite

Prohibitions
BMS1031, PHS1001, PHS1011

PSYCHOLOGY

PSY1011

Psychology 1A

1

No Year 12 prerequisite

PSY1022

Psychology 1B

2

No Year 12 prerequisite

Information correct at the time of publication, October 2018.