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Physics AS & A Level at Queen Elizabeth's School

Course description

Physicists explore the fundamental nature of almost everything we know. They probe the furthest reaches of the earth to study the smallest pieces of matter. Join them to enter a world deep beneath the surface of normal human experience.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B in Physics or Core and Additional Science, Grade B in Mathematics

Assessment

AS Level

  • Measurement and error; particles and radiation; waves; mechanics and materials; electricity
    50% weighting
    Examination
  • Measurement and error; particles and radiation; waves; mechanics and materials; electricity
    50% weighting
    Examination

A Level

  • Measurement and error; particles and radiation; waves; mechanics and materials; electricity; further mechanics
    35% weighting
    Examination
  • Thermal physics; fields; nuclear physics
    35% weighting
    Examination
  • Practical skills and data analysis
    30% weighting
    Examination

Future opportunities

Physics, Engineering or Mathematics higher education opportunities and careers in Management, the financial sector, academic research, Journalism or Broadcasting, Education, industrial or military research.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth's School directly.

Last updated date: 18 October 2016
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