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An essential course for students advancing in physical sciences and engineering who need a good understanding of electromagnetism and concepts of modern physics. The first section introduces aspects of modern physics such as quantum effects in atoms and materials, radioactivity and nuclear processes. The second section covers the E&M necessary to understand basic circuit theory, magnetic field concepts and finally applications such as power technology and electronics.
PHYS101. These prerequisites may be replaced by other background as approved by Head of Department
Students must attend one activity from each section.
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Domestic fee $910.00
International fee $4,438.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page.