Applied Physics (2019)

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.

Note: There will be no new enrolments into the Applied Physics minor in 2019.


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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    APHYS111Physics in Context19A (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...
    PHYSC100General Physics19A (Hamilton)
    This paper provides an introduction to the core ideas in physics. Topics covered include kinematics, mechanics, fluids, electric and magnetic forces and fields, electric circuits, optics, modern physics and relativity, taught in a problem solving context.

2019 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 23 October 2018 10:48am

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