Exam Board – Edexcel

Qualification – A Level

Entry requirements – 5 x GCSEs at A*-C or grades 9-4, including a grade 4 in English, a grade 4 in Maths and two grade 5s in Science

Course specification

A Level Physics will challenge you intellectually and you will take an active role in the consideration of phenomena and the physical world around us. You will become more adept at problem solving and showing analytical skills, and enjoy learning the subject using a range of methods and techniques.

The course will develop your interest in and enthusiasm for the subject, and open up routes to further study and careers associated with Physics.

Syllabus content:

  • development of practical skills
  • particles and radiation
  • waves and optics
  • mechanics and materials
  • electricity
  • further mechanics
  • fields
  • nuclear physics
  • optional unit

Students are examined by:

  • examinations
  • practical work
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