Physics L3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Kurian

Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisites: Level 2 Physics and Level 2 Maths – minimum of Achieved grades in all Achievement Standards, including at least 1 Merit pass in each subject

Note:  It is highly recommended that Level 3 Physics is taken in conjunction with Level 3 Calculus. Content may vary from the above depending on student achievement.


Course Highlights:   Leading on from Level 2 Physics, this course provides more in-depth coverage of the basic ideas and concepts of Physics.  In preparation for tertiary education, students can enjoy a more intellectual approach and are expected to be motivated, independent learners.


Vocational Pathway: Construction and Infrastructure,   Manufacturing and Technology, Primary Industries, Social and Community Services.


This course can lead to:   Learning in Physics will come in useful no matter what you go on to do. Employers value the kinds of skills that studying Physics develops: the ability to grasp things quickly, focussed solution finding, plus problem solving, analytical, mathematical, and IT skills.   Level 3 Physics leads directly to higher levels of study at tertiary institutions and is a pre-requisite for many professional degrees such as surveying, architecture, engineering, medicine and dentistry.


For more information, please see Head of Department Mr Kurian

Learning Areas:


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook $30, Write-On Notes $10, OsPEn Day $10 per student (approx)