Course - Physics AS/A2-Level

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  • Entry requirements
    Who is this course for?
    Young people aged 16-18.

    What do I need to get on the course?
    You must satisfy the general entry criteria for A-level courses which are based on your GCSE results general entry requirements for AS-levels In addition, you need a minimum of grade B in Maths and a BB in the sciences.
  • Academic title
    Physics AS/A2-Level
  • Course description
    What is this course about?
    You will be able to study physics as it relates to the real world by exploring the relationship between physics and technology. Your course of study will be based around a course book for each of the two years. Through out, you will be doing varied practical work, developing your mathematical skills and tackling a range of concepts and ideas about the nature of the universe.

    What will I study?

    This modular course is based on the way that physics is applied in today`s technological world.

    The course gives you a thorough theoretical knowledge of the subject which enables you to go on to study physics at degree level and an introduction to the many career areas that involve physics such as engineering, medicine, computing, electronics and a wide range of physics careers.

    The course units include:

    # Music and sounds, working in space, sports science
    # , Archaeology, food science and medical physics
    # , The second year gives you a thorough knowledge of the subject and enables you to study physics at degree level. ,

    The A2 topics include,
    # Astrophysics
    # , Particle physics
    # , Transport and communication systems
    # , Building design and earthquakes
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    What qualification will I get?
    AS-Level Physics at the end of the first year of study. A-Level Physics after the second year.

    What can I do after the course?
    Physics A-level is regarded very highly and you will be well prepared for university entrance on a wide range of degrees. Close to 80% of our A-level students progress to Higher Education. Alternatively, you could choose to enter employment.

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