Intermediate Physics (Physics 2)

Physics has much to offer beyond first year. The School of Physics offers seven distinct units of Intermediate Physics. These include a 'core' six credit point unit at either the Normal or Advanced level in each semester, one optional (but strongly recommended) six credit point unit in second semester, plus a unit for Electrical Engineers also offered in second semester.

The is Professor Iver Cairns. For general enquiries, contact , Room 210, ground floor, Physics Building or phone +61 2 9351 3037.

See How to choose your options for guidance on selecting units.

See Past Exams for practice exam papers and solutions.

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Lecture Notes, Assignments and Resources

Material related to each Unit of Study is available to enrolled students through eLearning. Access requires a Unikey Username and Password that is issued with your confirmation of enrolment.

Help with Physics – Duty Tutoring

The Duty Tutoring will begin in Week 3 for the following Units of Study:

PHYS2012/2912 on Friday at 10am in the Quadrangle Bldg History Room S223;
PHYS2013/2913 on Friday at 11am in Carslaw Lecture Theatre 173;
PHYS2213 on Thursday at 4pm in Physics Lecture Theatre 1.

Special Consideration and Special Arrangements

While studying at the University, you may need to apply for special consideration or special arrangements as follows:

Special consideration may be granted to students where well-attested illness, injury or misadventure occurs to them (or someone they have carer's responsibility for) during semester or the exam period.

Special arrangements may be granted for essential community commitments.

You should not submit an application of any type if:

  • there is no assessment associated with a missed class, or
  • you have a reasonable opportunity to make up any work you missed.

Further information on eligibility, document requirements and how to apply is available at the Special Consideration site. Applications must be made using the University's formal application process.