Applied Physics (2018)

Applied Physics is designed for students who wish to gain knowledge of fundamental physics concepts as applied to chemistry, geophysics and the life sciences.

Applied Physics is available as a minor.

To complete a minor in Applied Physics, students must gain 60 points in Applied Physics comprising APHYS111, APHYS211, APHYS212 and APHYS311.


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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    APHYS111Physics in Context18A (Hamilton)
    This is an introductory paper in physics for students who have not studied physics or mathematics at NCEA level 2 or 3. It is intended to support a major in other science subjects. Emphasis is placed on describing everyday physics concepts using correct terminology. Examples of physics in action are drawn from many science areas. T...
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    APHYS211Exploration GeophysicsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.
    APHYS212Nuclear and Particle Physics18B (Hamilton)
    This paper will provide the student with an introduction to the theory of nuclear structure, nuclear decay and reactions, and elementary particle physics. Practical examples include radioactivity, radioisotope production, dating of materials using radioactive decay, sterilisation of food/equipment using radioactive sources, radioac...
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    APHYS311Biological PhysicsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
    This paper will not be taught in 2018.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 10 November 2017 1:31pm

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