Physics A Level
The A-level course is a mix of theoretical and practical modules. Modules on practical skills in physics and foundations of physics are included in all exams.
1st Year modules (AS)
The AS course consists of:
- Forces and Motion, based on forces, energy, power, materials, Newton�s laws, and momentum
- Electrons, Waves and Photons, including electrical circuits, current electricity, waves and quantum physics
2nd Year Modules
The second year includes all the AS content and:
- Newtonian Physics and Astrophysics, including thermal, circular motion and oscillations, Gravity and Astrophysics.
- Particles and Medical Physics with electric fields, capacitors, electromagnetism, nuclear and particle and medical imaging.
Grade 6 or better in Combined Science or Physics plus at least a Grade 5 in Maths.
Students must select a specialism (Computing, Health Sciences or Sport Science) alongside this course