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A2 Level Physics at Nether Stowe School

Course description

AQA A Level Physics - 2 year course

Course content

The A level Physics course includes the study of:

1) Measuremnts and their errors

2) Particles and radiation

3) Waves

4) Mechanics and Materials

5) Electricity

6) Nuclear Physics

With the following options:

1) Astrophysics

2) Medical Physics

3) Engineering Physics

4) Turning points in Physics

5) Electronics

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in GCSE Physics and Grade 5 or above in Maths


3 Written exams - 2 hours each

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as Chemistry, Biology or Electronics to prepare for higher education in a science related subject or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Physics such as Science Technician or Electronics Engineer. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Staffordshire Young People's Services Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nether Stowe School directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2017
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