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A Level Physics

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
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What will you be working towards?

Code PHYS/A
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School has a prize-winning Physics department that successfully combines theory, practice and research into an exciting A-Level course.  We cover mechanics, electricity and magetism, materials, waves, quantum physics, nuclear and particle physics, thermodynamics and space, with many other opportunities to reinforce theory with practical work.


Details

Outline of the Course
Unit 1: Working as a Physicist
Unit 2: Mechanics
Unit 3: Electric Circuits
Unit 4: Materials
Unit 5: Waves and the Particle Nature of Light
Unit 6: Further Mechanics
Unit 7: Electric and Magnetic Fields
Unit 8: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Unit 9: Thermodynamics
Unit 10: Space
Unit 11: Nuclear Radiation
Unit 12: Gravitational Fields
Unit 13: Oscillations

How will it be delivered?

 

Type of Assessment

Duration

Weighting

1

Core/Advanced Physics

1 hour 45 minutes

30%

2

Core/Advanced Physics 2

1 hour 45 minutes

30%

3

Advanced Physics 3

2 hours 30 minutes

40%

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry criteria:

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Physics and 7 in Maths

May be accepted on the course: 6 in Physics and 7 in Maths

Your next steps...

You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as Chemistry, Biology or Electronics to prepare for higher education in a science related subject or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Physics such as Science Technician or Electronics Engineer. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as Chemistry and Biology or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Physics, which could lead onto higher education in a science related subject or more general higher education courses.

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