L3 Physics (UE) (S)

L3PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Bishop

The course builds on knowledge and skills gained in L2 Physics, preparing students for tertiary education and careers requiring a high level of specialist Physical understanding. Topics include Mechanics, Waves, Electricity and Magnetism and Atomic and Nuclear Physics. This course is not suitable for students who are taking Gateway.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 for Write in Workbooks
2 x 1B5 Exercise books or A4 Ring binder & Refill
Graph Paper
Calculator


Recommended Prior Learning

Automatic entry will be given to students who have gained 16 credits from L2PHY.
This must include at least 2 of AS91170, AS91171, AS91173 and Achievement in Maths AS91261.
Must also be taking L3MTS or L3MTC.


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. 91522 v2 Physics 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context
3
I
3
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. 91525 v2 Physics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of Modern Physics
3
I
3
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: 26

* 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: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Pathway Tags

Engineering, Physicist, Medicine, Architecture, Aviation, Telecommunications, Astronomer, Geologist, Surveyor


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The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year