Subjects

At e-tut We strictly follow the Australian Curriculum. Click on each subject to read the list of the topics covered throughout each academic year.

Mathematics

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Preliminary course:

  1. Basic arithmetic and algebra
  2. Real functions
  3. Trigonometric ratios
  4. Linear functions
  5. The quadratic polynomial and the parabola
  6. Plane geometry – geometrical properties
  7. Tangent to a curve and derivative of a function

HSC course:

  1. Coordinate methods in geometry
  2. Applications of geometrical properties
  3. Geometrical applications of differentiation
  4. Integration
  5. Trigonometric functions (including applications of trigonometric ratios)
  6. Logarithmic and exponential functions
  7. Applications of calculus to the physical world
  8. Probability
  9. Series and Series applications

 

 

Preliminary Course

1. Other inequalities

2. Circle geometry

3. Further trigonometry (sums and differences, t formulae, identities and equations)

4. Angles between two lines

5. Internal and external division of lines into given ratios

6. Parametric representation

7. Permutations and combinations

8. Polynomials

9. Harder applications of the Preliminary 2 Unit course

HSC Course

1. Methods of integration

2. Primitive of sin 2x and cos 2x

3. Equation dN/dt = k(N – P)

4. Velocity and acceleration as a function of x

5. Projectile motion

6. Simple harmonic motion

7. Inverse functions and inverse trigonometric functions

8. Induction

9. Binomial theorem

10. Further probability

11. Iterative methods for numerical estimation of the roots of a polynomial equation

12. Harder applications of HSC 2 Unit topics

 

1. Graphs

2. Complex Numbers

3. Conics

4. Integration

5. Volumes

6. Mechanics

7. Polynomials

8. Harder 3 Unit (Extension 1) Topics

Business

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Preliminary Course:

1. Nature of Business

2. Business Management

3. Business Planning

 

 

HSC Course:

1. Operations

2. Marketing

3. Finance

4. Human resources

 

 

Economics

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Preliminary Course:

1. Introduction to Economics

2. Consumers and Business

3. Markets

4. Labour Markets

5. Financial Markets

6. Government in the Economy

 

 

HSC Course:

1. The Global Economy

2. Australia’s Place in the Global Economy

3. Economic Issues

4. Economic Policies and Management

 

Biology

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Preliminary Course:

1. A Local Ecosystem

2. Patterns in Nature

3. Life on Earth

4. Evolution of Australian Biota

HSC Course:

Core:

1. Maintaining Balance

2. Blueprint of Life

3. The Search for Better Health

+ ONE option from the following:

1. Communication

2. Biotechnology

3. Genetics: The Code Broken?

4. The Human Story

5. Biochemistry

 

 

Physics

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Preliminary Course:

1. The World Communicates

2. Electrical Energy in the Home

3. Moving About

4. The Cosmic Engine

 

HSC Course:

Core:

1. Space

2. Motors and Generators

3. From Ideas to Implementation

+ ONE option from the following:

1. Geophysics

2. Medical Physics

3. Astrophysics

4. From Quanta to Quarks

5. The Age of Silicon

 

 

Chemistry

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Preliminary Course:

1. The Chemical Earth

2. Metals

3. Water

4. Energy

 

HSC Course:

Core:

1. Production of Materials

2. The Acidic Environment

3. Chemical Monitoring and Management

+ ONE option from the following:

1. Industrial Chemistry

2. Shipwrecks, Corrosion and Conservation

3. The Biochemistry of Movement

4. The Chemistry of Art

5. Forensic Chemistry