Level 2 Physics - Semester A

2PHYSA
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.


Pathway

Level 3 Physics - Semester A

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).


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91172 v2 Physics 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of atomic and nuclear physics
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91173 v2 Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism
2
E
6
Y
Y
Total Credits

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

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.