Courses - Faculty of Science

Tertiary Foundation Certificate Physics

Foundation Courses

15 Points

Foundation Physics

An introductory course for students who have not previously studied physics. Topics include the nature of light; wave motion; basic mechanics of motion in a straight line, including the concepts of momentum and energy; an introduction to heat.

Restriction: PHYSICS 91F, 91P

15 Points

Foundation Physics 2

A second foundation course for students who understand the basic mechanics of motion in a straight line. Further mechanics, including equilibrium, projectile motion, rotational motion and gravitation. Electromagnetism, including electrostatics, elementary circuits and the effects of magnetic fields.

Restriction: PHYSICS 92F