LEVEL 2 PHYSICS – L2PHY

Learning Area: Science
Qualification: NCEA Level 2

Physics explains how the world works. This course investigates the basic principles that underpin how the universe behaves – from the very big to the very small. Physics is typically required for university physical sciences, engineering, medical sciences, architecture and aviation.

Course Components:
  • Develop physics skills including data processing, drawing and interpreting graphs.
  • Learn the language and symbols of physics
  • Use practical work to understand the principles governing the universe
  • Study atomic and nuclear physics, mechanics, and wave.

External Credits:                                    10
Internal Credits:                                     7
Literacy:                                                   3                                                            Numeracy:                                              12
Entry Recommendations:                    12 Level 1 NCEA Science credits (including AS90940 (Mechanics) plus Level 1 Mathematics, Algebra.

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