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NCEA Level 2 Physics 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Pivac.

Physics 201
This course aims to introduce important basic concepts, principles and models in Physics, and helps students apply these to explain physical phenomena. Areas of study may include Mechanics, Electricity, Waves, and Nuclear Physics. Practical skills will continue to be developed from previous years' Science study. 

Learning Areas:



NCEA Level 3 Physics 301

Physics is a fundamental Science which will lead to many career options such as Engineering, Medicine, Architecture and other technical subjects. It is also a well respected subject that employers view highly when looking at what students have studied at school.

Career Pathways

Mechanical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer, Geologist, Train Driver, Ship's Master, Network Administrator, Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeroplane Pilot, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Product Assembler, Software Developer, Chemist, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A Scipad workbook, used for classwork and homework ($25), is recommended.