Course Level: A Level GCE

Exam Board: OCR

Specification link: Click to View

Entry requirements: 5 GCSE's Grade 6 or above including grade 7 in Physics and 6 in Biology/Chemistry or 76 in Combined Science & grade 6 in Maths

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Course Description

Content is split into six teaching modules:

Module 1 - Development of practical skills in physics

Module 2 - Foundations of hysics

Module 3 - Forces and motion

Module 4 - Electrons, waves and photons

Module 5 - Newtonian world and astrophysics           

Module 6 - Particles and medical physics

Component 01 assesses content from modules 1, 2, 3 and 5

Component 02 assesses content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6

Component 03 assesses content from all modules 1 to 6

Course Profile

Career Pathways

A Physics A level is well respected, leading to a range of university course and apprenticeships.

Job Opportunities 

An A level in Physics could lead to a range of careers including: Aeronautics, Engineering, Medical/Health Services, Geophysics, Optometry, Tele-communications, Actuarial Science, and Accounting.

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