2111-Physicists and Astronomers
Physicists and Astronomers
Physicists and astronomers conduct research and improve or develop concepts, theories and operational methods concerning matter, space, time, energy, forces and fields and the interrelationship between these physical phenomena. They apply scientific knowledge relating to physics and astronomy in industrial, medical, military or other fields.
Advising and consulting with medical practitioners and other health care professionals in optimizing the balance between the beneficial and deleterious effects of radiation
Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) :
1407 - Physics
1402 - Astronomy and Astrophysics
211101 - Physicist
Description : Studies matter, space, time, energy, forces and fields and the interrelationship between these physical phenomena to further understanding of the laws governing the behaviour of the universe, and seeks to apply these laws to solve practical problems and discover new information about the earth and the universe.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Biophysicist, Crystallographer, Medical Physicist, Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists, Nuclear Physicist
NOTE: This Unit group includes Medical Physicists even though they are considered to be an integral part of the health work force covered in Sub-major group 22, Health Professionals.
Source Of Info:
Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa