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Physical Sciences






This page displays all the available documents for the course Physical Sciences.

Physical Sciences (PSC315114) has a complexity level of TQA 3 and a size value of 15: [contributes to the calculation of Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks (ATAR)]


In studying Physical Sciences a student has the opportunity to explore concepts, models and theories of both physics and chemistry. Physics and chemistry are fundamental sciences that: provide a foundation for undertaking investigations; endeavour to explain physical and chemical phenomena that occur in the universe; and can be applied to, and have an impact on, issues in society.


Course Documents


PSC315114_PhysicalSciences_course. (1067 Kb )Word version (Expires Dec 31,2017)
PSC315114_PhysicalSciences_course (916 Kb PDF)Course document (Expires Dec 31,2017)

The accreditation period for this course is from 1 January 2014 until 31 December 2017.



Quality Assurance


The following processes will be facilitated by the TQA to ensure there is:
  • a match between the standards of achievement specified in the course and the skills and knowledge demonstrated by students
  • community confidence in the integrity and meaning of the qualification.


Processes - the Authority gives course providers feedback about any systematic differences in the relationship of their internal and external assessments and, where appropriate, seeks further evidence through audit and requires corrective action in the future.


Circular Emails in the last 12 months




There have been no subject specific circulars in the last 12 months.

8/04/2014PSC315114 Course Amendment
1/04/20142014 External Assessment Specifications
31/03/20142014 Informaton Sheets for externally assessed subjects



Assessment Guidelines and Information




Physical Sciences (1261 Kb PDF)External Assessment Specifications (2014-2017) (Expires Dec 31,2017)
Physical Science (758 Kb PDF)Information Sheet (2014) (Expires Dec 31,2014)


Past Examination Papers

Physical Science (1151 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2013) (Updated Nov 18,2013)
Physical Sciences (1225 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2012) (Updated Nov 19,2012)
Physical Sciences (1934 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2011) (Updated Nov 25,2011)
Physical Sciences (1520 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2010) (Updated Nov 26,2010)
Physical Sciences (2379 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2009) (Updated Nov 19,2009)
Physical Sciences (1369 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2008) (Updated Nov 24,2008)
Physical Sciences (1058 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2007) (Updated Nov 24,2007)
Physical Sciences (815 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2006) (Updated Nov 25,2006)
Physical Sciences (1097 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2005) (Updated Dec 7,2005)
Physical Sciences (926 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2004) (Updated Nov 27,2004)
Physical Sciences (926 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2004) (Updated Nov 27,2004)
Physical Sciences (467 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2003) (Updated Nov 27,2003)
Physical Sciences (1060 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2002) (Updated Dec 18,2002)
Physical Sciences (44 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2001) (Updated Jan 3,2002)
Physical Sciences (39 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2000) (Updated Feb 27,2001)
Physical Sciences (59 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (1999) (Updated May 10,2000)
Physical Sciences (68 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (1998) (Updated May 26,2000)
Physical Sciences (48 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (1997) (Updated May 25,2000)
Physical Sciences (38 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (1996) (Updated May 24,2000)


Assessment Reports

Physical Sciences (532 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2013) (Updated Mar 6,2014)
Physical Sciences (1612 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2012) (Updated Jan 7,2013)
Physical Sciences (2864 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2011) (Updated Jan 6,2012)
Physical Sciences (2325 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2010) (Updated Jan 10,2011)
Physical Sciences (4472 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2009) (Updated Jan 6,2010)
Physical Sciences (841 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2008) (Updated Feb 11,2009)
Physical Sciences (222 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2007) (Updated Jan 10,2008)
Physical Sciences (960 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2006) (Updated Oct 22,2007)
Physical Sciences (471 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2005) (Updated Jan 6,2006)
Physical Sciences (519 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2004) (Updated Mar 10,2005)
Physical Sciences (519 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2004) (Updated Mar 10,2005)
Physical Sciences (280 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2003) (Updated Feb 2,2004)
Physical Sciences (292 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2002) (Updated Sep 25,2003)
Physical Sciences (19 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2001) (Updated Feb 12,2002)
Physical Sciences (36 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2000) (Updated Apr 27,2001)
Physical Sciences (692 Kb PDF)Exam Report (1999) (Updated May 9,2000)
Physical Sciences (67 Kb PDF)Exam Report (1998) (Updated May 26,2000)
Physical Sciences (12 Kb PDF)Exam Report (1997) (Updated May 25,2000)
Physical Sciences (16 Kb PDF)Exam Report (1996) (Updated May 24,2000)
Physical Sciences (31 Kb PDF)Exam Report (1995) (Updated May 25,2000)
Physical Sciences (14 Kb PDF)Exam Report (1994) (Updated May 26,2000)


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