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Physics A Level at The National CofE Academy

Course description

AS Units

Unit G481: Mechanics

  • Motion
  • Forces  in action
  • Work  and energy

Unit G482: Electrons, Waves and Photons

  • Electric  current
  • Resistance
  • DC  circuits
  • Waves
  • Quantum physics

Unit G483: Practical Skills in Physics 1

This AS (practical skills) unit is teacher assessed and externally moderated by OCR.

Candidates are assessed on one task from each of the following categories: qualitative,

quantitative and evaluative tasks.

A2 Units

Unit G484: The Newtonian World

  • Newton’s  laws and momentum
  • Circular  motion and oscillations
  • Thermal  physics

Unit G485: Fields, Particles and Frontiers of Physics

  • Electric and magnetic fields
  • Capacitors  and exponential decay
  • Nuclear physics
  • Medical imaging
  • Modelling  the universe

Unit G486 Practical Skills in Physics 2

This A2 (practical skills) unit is teacher assessed and externally moderated by OCR.

Candidates are assessed on one task from each of the following categories: qualitative, quantitative and evaluative tasks.

Course content

See above.

Assessment

Exam for each unit.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The National CofE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2015

Key information

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

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