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A Level Physics

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title A Level Physics
Code Physics
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course is ideal for learners who enjoy Science and Maths and are considering a career in a STEM field. Throughout the course learners will look at many different areas, from Astrophysics to Particle Physics and everything in between.

Would you like to know the answer to; “What is the ultimate fate of the universe?”

Then this course is for you.


The Units are:

  • Mechanics: Forces, motion, energy and the links between them.
  • Electrical Circuits: A fundamental understanding of how circuits work.
  • Materials Science: Aerodynamics, fluid flow and the behaviour of materials under tension and compression.
  • Waves: Standing waves, Refraction, Polarisation and many more wave properties.
  • Nature of Light: Wave-particle duality and the strange world of quantum physics.
  • Further Mechanics: Circular motion and momentum.
  • Fields: Electric, Magnetic and Gravitational fields.
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics: The physics of the fundamental building blocks of matter.
  • Thermodynamics: Heating and cooling of materials.
  • Astrophysics: Interstellar measurements, dark matter and the fate of the universe.
  • Radioactivity: Radioactive decay, fission and fusion.
  • Vibrations: Simple harmonic motion and oscillating system.

How will it be delivered?

This course is assessed by exams.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 6 in Science and Maths with an average points score of 5.7 or above.

Your next steps...

This course is ideal for students who would like to progress in STEM field. 



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