Physics deals with the laws and forces governing natural phenomena, and includes heat light electricity and magnetism. It is of key importance in Technology and particularly relevant for those interested in specialising in most branches of Engineering. It is the most mathematical of the Science subjects offered.

Senior Cycle

It is an essential requirement for Theoretical Physics (TCD) Electrical Engineering (UCC), Electrica l/ Electronic Degree (DIT) (HC),  Naval Cadet (OD).

It should however be noted that Physics is not a basic entry requirement for courses offered at Cert. (2years) or Diploma (3years)