Level 3 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Ms P. Calver
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
Physics involves an integration of knowledge, skills and attitudes to develop scientific understanding. Practical work provides a key opportunity to extend understanding. Problem solving is an essential part of scientific investigation.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must have achieved 12 credits in Level 2 Physics Achievement Standards as well as Maths 2.6 Algebra AS91261 (based on Entrance Exams). In some circumstances entry may be granted at the discretion of the HOD.
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.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths