From the Physics course you will have a fundamental understanding of physics, which can allow for further studies into engineering, environmental management and health sciences.

The physics in this course are mainly concerned with explaining physical phenomena and being able to create predictive mathematical models or theories to explain why things occur as they do and to then predict future results in a reliable manner.

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
BSC206
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online & Correspondence
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Review of Basic Algebra
  2. Introduction: Scope and Nature of Physics
  3. Forces and Mechanics
  4. Waves
  5. Electricity and Magnetism
  6. Energy and Work
  7. Fundamentals of Thermodynamics
  8. Light and Optics
  9. Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
  10. Astronomy, Cosmology and Astrophysics
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Understand and explain Algebra questions.
  • Explain the differences between forces and mechanics.
  • Learn about waves, electricity and magnetism.
  • Explain what thermodynamics are.
  • Have a thorough understanding of light, how it is created and what is involved.
  • Determine what are nuclear physics and radioactivity.
  • Learn the differences between astronomy, cosmology and astrophysics.