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AS/A2 Physics *Fees payable* at Lincoln Minster School

Course description

In many ways, Physics is the fundamental Science subject. It deals with matters from sub-atomic particles to the Universe. An understanding of Physics may someday lead to someone coming up with a "Theory of Everything".

Physics certainly is one of the most relevant subjects in the running of our daily lives and extremely highly thought of by employers in a huge range of careers.

If you are the sort of person who has always asked "How?", "Why?", and always want to know how and why things work, then Physics may just be the subject for you.

It is also important to many that Physicists are statistically the highest paid Scientists!

The Course

The OCR Physics A-Level is a modular A-Level course that continually builds on knowledge and understanding developed through successive modules. The course bridges the gap between GCSE and A Level standard of thinking and problem solving. The AS course assesses the knowledge and understanding of key concepts. The A2 course also assesses important links between different areas of Physics. Practical skills are integrated within the scheme but are assessed separately.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

You will be expected to achieve at least a grade B in GCSE Physics, or in both GCSE Core Science and GCSE Additional Science. A similar standard in Maths is also advisable, but not essential.

Future opportunities

Higher Education and Careers

Students studying A-Level Physics can go onto a huge variety of degrees and careers including:


Scientific Research

Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electronic/Electronic Engineering


Chemical Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering


Production Engineering

Environmental Engineering





How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lincoln Minster School directly.

Last updated date: 04 November 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years