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Physics at The Hollyfield School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

The AS Course consists of two units and a centre assessed practical skills assignment.

Unit 1: Mechanics

Motion, Forces in Action, Work and Energy.

Unit 2: Electrons, Waves and Photons

Electric Current, Resistance, DC circuits, Waves and Quantum Physics.

 

The A2 Course consists of two further units and a centre assessed practical skills assignment.

Unit 3: Newtonian World: Newton’s laws and Momentum, Circular motion and Oscillations and Thermal Physics.

Unit 4: Fields, Particles and Frontiers of Physics: Electric and Magnetic fields, Capacitors and Exponential Decay, Nuclear Physics, Medical Imaging and Modelling the Universe.

Entry requirements

B grades in Science and Mathematics.

Future opportunities

Studying physics will provide you with a flexible foundation to support careers in diverse fields, from physics research to engineering, medicine, law and finance.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 May 2015
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