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.
- 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.