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Physics A-Level at The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College

Course description

Why study Physics?

Lessons are varied and the topics covered are diverse, from the smallest subatomic particles to the structure of the Universe. It is a challenging subject, requiring the development of a real understanding of why the world behaves in the way that it does.

What do I study?

Measurements and their errors, Particles and radiation, Waves, Electricity, Fields Mechanics and materials, Further mechanics and thermal physics Nuclear physics: from Astrophysics; Medical; Engineering; Turning points; Electronics Forces and motion, energy, electrical circuits, materials, light and sound waves, particle physics, electromagnetism, astrophysics.

Where next?

Physicists are highly sought after in a wide variety of careers. These include: engineering, medical physics, research and development, finance, computing, journalism and law.

Entry requirements

GCSEs at an average of at least Grade B which must include: English Language (minimum grade C); Maths (minimum grade B); Core and Additional Science at grade B/B, or Seperate Sciences at grade B/B/C, including grade B in Physics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 11 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years