2PHYM2

Level 2 Physics - Mechanics and Electricity

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Physics provides explanations for a wide range of physical phenomena, including light, sound, heat, electricity, magnetism, waves, forces, and motion, united by the concept of energy, which is transformed from one form to another without loss. This course is designed to build foundational knowledge in mechanics, electricity, and electromagnetism and is useful for students interested in entering science, engineering, and medical career pathways.

Recommended Prior Learning

12 Credits Level 1 Science and 12 Credits Level 1 Mathematics.

Preference will be given to students who participated in the Level 1 Science External: AS 90940 - Demonstrate understanding of aspects of mechanics.


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91171 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of mechanics
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91173 v2
NZQA Info
Physics 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of electricity and electromagnetism
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.