Course Title: Concepts in physics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3305 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Concepts in physics

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

PHYS5001

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309

Course Contact Email: namrita.kaul@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This module covers the skills and knowledge required to investigate the major concepts in physics and their basic application.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20931 Concepts in physics

Elements:

1. Describe and determine basic quantities in the measurement of straight line motion

2. Explain the basic concepts in Newton’s laws of motion

3. Explain the basic concepts in magnetism

4. Explain the properties and behaviour of sound


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include the following:
written tests, worksheets, reports and assignments