NCEA Level 2 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Mrs E. Butterworth
A study of Mechanics, Optics, Electricity and Nuclear Physics with Energy the theme, integrating the whole course. As physics is heavily mathematics based a strong understanding of Level 1 Mathematics is recommended.
Recommended Prior Learning
In order to gain entrance into Level 2 Physics students are required to gain 14 Credits or better in NCEA Level 1 Science. As part of this requirement students must Achieve at least 8 external credits, 4 of which must come from the Mechanics external.
It is also highly recommended that students pass the following Mathematics papers:
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.