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Physics A Level (OCR) at Sir John Hunt Community Sports College

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.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Hunt Community Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2014

Key information

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

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