A bachelor degree in science majoring in physics or nanotechnology is needed to work as a Physicist (including Astronomer). Many Physicists (including Astronomers) complete postgraduate studies.
Membership with the Australian Institute of Physics may be useful. Medical Physicists must register with the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine.
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