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2026

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2023 Semester One (1233)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
2027

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
2028

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2022 Semester One (1223)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
2029

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
2030

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2021 Semester One (1213)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
2031

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
2032

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2020 Semester One (1203)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
2033

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
2034

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
2035

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
2036

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
2037

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
2038

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2024 Semester One (1243)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
2039

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2023 Semester One (1233)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
2040

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2022 Semester One (1223)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
2041

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2021 Semester One (1213)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
2042

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2020 Semester One (1203)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
2043

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
2044

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
2045

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
2046

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
2047

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
2048

PHYSICS 203

: Relativity and Quantum Physics
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Special relativity, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Key topics are the Lorentz transformation, mass-energy equivalence, the Schrödinger equation in one dimension, the hydrogen atom, atomic and molecular bonds, isotopes and radioactivity. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including isotope production, nuclear medicine, and dosimetry are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 250, 251
2049

PHYSICS 203

: Relativity and Quantum Physics
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Special relativity, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Key topics are the Lorentz transformation, mass-energy equivalence, the Schrödinger equation in one dimension, the hydrogen atom, atomic and molecular bonds, isotopes and radioactivity. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including isotope production, nuclear medicine, and dosimetry are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 250, 251
2050

PHYSICS 203

: Relativity and Quantum Physics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Special relativity, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Key topics are the Lorentz transformation, mass-energy equivalence, the Schrödinger equation in one dimension, the hydrogen atom, atomic and molecular bonds, isotopes and radioactivity. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including isotope production, nuclear medicine, and dosimetry are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 250, 251