Physics A Level

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

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

Overview

This recently developed physics course offers students an insight into the world of a modern physicist. The content in the new course has been updated to ensure that students are learning about the cutting edge of technology. Students are given the opportunity to develop their knowledge of topics including nuclear physics, wave action, electricity and mechanics.

This course is very highly regarded by employers and universities alike. The skills studnets gain in mathematical and analytical skill can be transferred to a wide range of applications. Students can go on from this course to study course such as Engineering, Astrophysics, Computer Science and many more.

Details

AS Level Physics

Paper 1 Particles Waves Mechanics & Electricity

Paper 2 All Topics, Practical skills & Data analysis

A Level Physics

Paper 1 Particles Waves Mechanics & Electricity
Section A: 60 marks of questions
Section B: 25 Multiple choice questions

Paper 2 Thermal physics, Fields & Nuclear physics
Section A: 60 marks of questions
Section B: 25 multiple choice questions

Paper 3 Practical skills Data analysis & option
Section A: 45 marks - practical experiments and data analysis
Section B: 35 marks – chosen optional topic

How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements

Students should have a grade B or higher in GCSE Physics or Core and Additional Science and a C grade or higher in English and Mathematics. Students studying advanced level physics should ideally study maths at A level also.

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