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Physics AS/A2 Level 3 at Highsted at Highsted Grammar School

Course description

● Particles, Quantum Phenomena and Electricity.
● Mechanics, Materials and Waves.
● Experimental skills.

For further information, please contact the Head of Subject

Unit G494: Rise and Fall of the Clockwork Universe, Unit G495: Field and Particle Pictures, Unit G496: Researching Physics
 

Entry requirements

A/A* in Physics GCSE or Core and Additional Science.

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. After successful completion of the AS Course, it is possible to continue to the A2 Course in order to gain a full A – Level. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as Chemistry and Biology or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Physics, which could lead onto higher education in a science related subject or more general higher education courses.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff. For further information, please contact the Head of Subject.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

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

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