This course requires 2 options.
Level 3 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Napier
This course is for those students who want to build on their interest and knowledge gained from 2PHY course. It focuses on Mechanics (translational, rotational and simple harmonic), Electricity (DC, AC and electromagnetism), Waves (including the physics of music and the doppler effect) and Modern Physics. This course provides a foundation for further study at tertiary level in fields such as Physics, Health Science and Engineering.
At the end of the year, the students can take P3.2 and 2 external examinations, or 3 external examinations.
Recommended Prior Learning
15 credits at NCEA Level 2 in Physics and 14 credits at NCEA Level 2 in Mathematics or by consultation with Ms Napier.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
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.