Duration of Course
AS level: 1 year – Day. A2 level: 1 year - Day
Full course 2 years.
Full-time or part-time.
What does it include?
Edexcel AS (8PH01) Edexcel A2 (9PH01)
For AS: Physics on the Go, Physics at Work, Exploring Physics
For A2: Physics on the Move, Physics from Creation to Collapse, Experimental Physics
The assessment for both AS and A2 levels comprises two examination papers plus a practical physics investigation carried out under timed supervision.
Where does it lead?
Physics is a required A level for degrees such as Engineering, Radiology or Ophthalmology. It is a respected science and is looked upon favourably for other degrees including Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy.