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Physics for Education

Year



Type

Major, Sub-Major

Description

The Physics for Education major and sub-major will enable graduates to teach Physics in a secondary school setting from Years 7-12. The Physics for Education major and sub-major are only available for students in the Bachelor of Secondary Education (Honours) program.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Assumed Knowledge

SACE Stage 2 Physics.

Courses

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
SUB-MAJOR
Complete the following 6 courses:
Applied Physics 1 PHYS 1007 4.5 1
Select 1 of the following 3 courses:
Biodiversity for the Environment BIOL 1014 4.5 1
Biology A BIOL 1007 4.5 1
Chemistry 100 CHEM 1006 4.5 1
Complete the following course:
Applied Physics 2 PHYS 1008 4.5 1
Select 1 of the following 4 courses:
Environment: A Human Perspective ENVT 1013 4.5 1
Biology B BIOL 1012 4.5 1
Chemistry 101 CHEM 1007 4.5 1
Environmental Chemistry ENVT 1019 4.5 1
Complete the following 2 courses:
Computational Science 1 PHYS 2003 4.5 2
Modern Physics PHYS 3004 4.5 3
MAJOR
Complete 6 courses as set out above, plus the following 2 courses:
Physics of Materials and Technology PHYS 2002 4.5 2
Applied Physics 4 PHYS 2004 4.5 2

Rules

Nil

Notes

  1. The major comprises 8 courses (36 units); the sub-major comprises 6 courses (27 units).