University of Technology Sydney

68201 Physics 2

6cp; 3.5 hpw on campus (1.5 hpw tutorial, 2 hpw practical) and 2 hpw online lectures
Requisite(s): 68101 Physics 1 OR 68037 Physical Modelling
Recommended studies:

HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2, 33130 Mathematics 1 or 35010 Foundation Mathematics (or equivalent)


This subject is a foundation for later-stage subjects. In this subject students learn about: electrostatics, circuits, magnetism, electromagnetism and induction, waves, physical optics, introductory atomic physics and quantum theory. Research linked to each of the topic areas, and which is happening within the School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences at UTS, is integrated into this subject.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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