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Physics A Level at South Sefton College

Course description

Physics covers a range of topics with a mixture of theory and practical work including material behaviour and applying Newton’s Laws, linear, circular and oscillating motion, light and sound waves, direct and alternating current electricity, particle physics, which is studying particles inside the atom and those produced artificially, quantum physics, which introduces the photon and particle-wave duality, gravitational, electrical and magnetic fields, radioactivity, fission and fusion, thermodynamics (heat transfer and gas behaviour) and astrophysics (what the universe is made of and how we know)

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE Physics as a separate science or Grades BB in Core and Additional Science. You will also need a grade B in GCSE Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Sefton College directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014

Key information

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

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