2PHYSA

Level 2 Physics - Semester A

Although 2021 timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Bache

This is an ideal course for students who want to extend their scientific knowledge and skills in Physics. Physics is an essential prerequisite for careers in engineering of all types and is also very important for things like architecture, medicine and aviation.Physics demands a good level of skills in mathematics.

One semester course will focus on Mechanics while the other focuses on Electricity and Magnetism.
A- ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM This course will include External and Internal Standards which focus on aspects of electricity and magnetism as well as research skills.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: Workbooks approx. $30

Recommended Prior Learning

Must pass level 1 Physics Mechanics external (recommend Merit or Excellence) and Electricity internal. minimum 10 credits at Level 1 Mathematics (including Algebra).

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91172 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91173 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 9
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 6

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.

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