• To understand and apply the principles of Newtonian mechanics, including gravitational fields.
  • To apply the principles and theories of electricity and magnetism, including electric and magnetic fields.
  • To utilise the general principles of waves and extend this to wave particle duality in light.
  • To apply principles in atomic and nuclear physics and models of the nucleus and nuclear processes.
  • To further appreciate the role and impact of physics in society.
  • Model collisions in two dimensions using conservation of momentum.
  • Practically investigate and model the physics within a DC electric motor.
  • Replicate and interpret Young’s double slit experiment.
  • Research practical applications of the theory of relativity.
  • Wants to better understand the underlying physics within our world.
  • Would like to be able to make informed decisions about science issues in society and their local community.

Course Overview

You have

  • A strong SA in Physical Sciences 3 or equivalent, and.
  • A strong background in mathematics, e.g. Level 3 mathematics, is highly recommended.

TASC course

Physics 4

May lead to

  • Further study or careers in physics, medical/health sciences and engineering technology.
  • Please note Physics is a pre-requisite for many tertiary courses. Please check with each university for more information.