Level 3 Physics

13PHY
Course Description

Contact Person: M. Doblanovic

This course builds on the knowledge and skills developed at Year 12 in the areas of practical Physics, Mechanics, Waves, Electricity and Electromagnetism. The course provides a good grounding for students who wish to study science, engineering or science related subjects at tertiary level.



Contributions and Equipment

Recommended Revision booklet: $15.00


Entry Requirements

A minimum of 16 credits in 12PHY.  Students not meeting this requirement may be admitted at the discretion of the HOD.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91521 v2 Physics 3.1 - Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationship
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91523 v2 Physics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of wave systems
3
E
4
Y
*
A.S. 91524 v2 Physics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
A.S. 91526 v2 Physics 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electrical systems
3
E
6
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.