Essential University Physics

Richard Wolfson

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Essential University Physics

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Mechanics was taught really badly. Not only that, there is such a wide range of questions that you are being tested with, and the lecturer does not go through them at all. Test was very hard although weekly assignments are easy. Not a very easy unit to get HD. There were 4 lecturers with VERY different teaching styles which was very difficult to follow. Labs were easy marks, depending on which demonstrator you have.

Anonymous, Semester 2, 2019

The content was interesting but the multiple lecturers was very hard to follow. The labs felt more like an arduous task to get marks than interesting experiment.

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2018

Good start for phys. Make sure you have the textbook as they double the joy along the journey! The mechanics bit was a bit challenging for me and I would recommend reading the textbook for that part as they helped me more than the lectures.

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2020

Lecturers were very varied and same with difficulty. Mechanics was taught the worst and seemed to be the hardest part. Overall, I enjoyed this unit. There were plenty of practice tests and exams and available which was a huge help. Final exam is a 30 q multichoice which was not too terrible but definitely not easy

Anonymous, Semester 2, 2019

Teaches how to solve physics exams, not physics

Anonymous, Semester 2, 2019

The lecturers were very varied as people below said. But perhaps the most annoying thing was the labs which were compulsory. Even though they were relatively easy marks, I did not enjoy it. My advice is to find a good lab partner. Also, the weekly quizzes took time, so I'll suggest starting that early. The tests were quite hard in comparison to the exam, which was a lot easier. Overall, I hope you enjoy.

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2018

A relatively easy unit if you completed ATAR physics in year 12. It's only negative was the change in lecturers throughout the semester. All of them had different standards and different ways of teaching. Also, the lack of a consistent flow between the lecturers made it hard to understand what was required of us. All other aspects were great!

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2018

The constant switching of lecturers in this unit was ultimately it's downfall. They all varied in teaching skill and even question difficulty. Don't they have one person that could teach all basic physics? Other elements are fine.

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2018

IT's BaSiCAlly YEar 12 ATAR Physics but in GrEAter DeTAil. LectURErs arE gOOd aND THe TEsts are SO easY sO YOu DonT NeeD to StUDY HArd fOR It

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2017

This covers basically all the things in year 12 physics only with greater detail. Great lecturers and a good system of tutors

Anonymous, Semester 1, 2016