Available courses

This Stage 1 Physics course (complete semester) is intended for students completing the Engineering Pathways Program,  
SACE Stage 2 Physics (complete course) 

Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics consists of the following six topics:

Topic 1: Mathematical Induction

Topic 2: Complex Numbers

Topic 3: Functions and Sketching Graphs

Topic 4: Vectors in Three Dimensions

Topic 5: Integration Techniques and Applications

Topic 6: Rates of Change and Differential Equations.


Stage 2 Mathematical Methods consists of the following six topics:

Topic 1: Further Differentiation and Applications

Topic 2: Discrete Random Variables

Topic 3: Integral Calculus

Topic 4: Logarithmic Functions

Topic 5: Continuous Random Variables and the Normal Distribution

Topic 6: Sampling and Confidence Intervals.


Stage 2 General Mathematics consists of the following six topics:

  1. Modelling with Linear Relationships
  2. Modelling with Matrices
  3. Statistical Models
  4. Financial Models
  5. Discrete Models
  6. Open Topic

Stage 2 Essential Mathematics consists of the following six topics:
Topic 1: Scales, Plans, and Models
Topic 2: Measurement
Topic 3: Business Applications
Topic 4: Statistics
Topic 5: Investments and Loans
Topic 6: Open Topic

Stage 1  S. Mathematics consists of the following twelve topics:

Topic 1: Functions and Graphs

Topic 2: Polynomials

Topic 3: Trigonometry

Topic 4: Counting and Statistics

Topic 5: Growth and Decay

Topic 6: Introduction to Differential Calculus

Topic 7: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series

Topic 8: Geometry

Topic 9: Vectors in the Plane

Topic 10: Further Trigonometry

Topic 11: Matrices

Topic 12: Real and Complex Numbers.


Stage 1 Mathematics consists of the following twelve topics:

  • Topic 1: Functions and Graphs
  • Topic 2: Polynomials
  • Topic 3: Trigonometry
  • Topic 4: Counting and Statistics
  • Topic 5: Growth and Decay
  • Topic 6: Introduction to Differential Calculus
  • Topic 7: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series
  • Topic 8: Geometry
  • Topic 9: Vectors in the Plane
  • Topic 10: Further Trigonometry
  • Topic 11: Matrices

Stage 1 General Mathematics consists of the following seven topics:

Topic 1: Investing and Borrowing

Topic 2: Measurement

Topic 3: Statistical Investigation

Topic 4: Applications of Trigonometry

Topic 5: Linear and Exponential Functions and their Graphs

Topic 6: Matrices and Networks

Topic 7: Open Topic


Stage 1 Essential Mathematics consists of the following seven topics:

Topic 1: Calculations, Time, and Ratio

Topic 2: Earning and Spending

Topic 3: Geometry

Topic 4: Data in Context

Topic 5: Measurement

Topic 6: Investing

Topic 7: Open Topic


SACE Stage 2 Physics (complete course) 

Section 1: Motion in Two Dimensions

Section 2: Electricity and Magnetism

Section 3: Light and Matter

Section 4: Atoms and Nuclei

Topic 1: Projectile Motion

Application: Projectiles in Sport

Topic 1: Electric Fields

Application: Photocopiers and Laser Printers

Topic 1: Electromagnetic Waves

Application: Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS)

Topic 1: The Structure of the Atom

Application: Lasers

Topic 2: Uniform Circular Motion

Application: The Banking of Road Curves

Topic 2: The Motion of Charged Particles in Electric Fields

Application: The Use of Electric Fields in Cyclotrons

Topic 2: The Interference of Light

Application: Compact Discs and DVDs

Topic 2: The Structure of the Nucleus

Application: The Production of Medical Radioisotopes

Topic 3: Gravitation and Satellites

Application: Weather and Communication Satellites

Topic 3: Magnetic Fields

Application: The Moving-coil Loudspeaker

Topic 3: Photons

Application: The Use of X-rays in Medicine

Topic 3: Radioactivity

Application: Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Topic 4: Momentum in Two Dimensions

Application: Spacecraft Propulsion

Topic 4: The Motion of Charged Particles in Magnetic Fields

Application: The Use of Magnetic Fields in Cyclotrons

Topic 4: Wave Behaviour of Particles

Application: Electron Microscopes

Topic 4: Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Application: Fission Nuclear Power