Physics A Level at New College Nottingham
Studying physics gives you a fascinating insight into the universe, looking in depth at how it came into existence and the scientific principles which
govern our world.
This is a challenging but very rewarding course for anyone who enjoys problem solving and wants answers to the big questions about space, time, matter and energy.
To ensure you’re fully geared up to succeed in physics, it’s expected you’ll also be studying A Level maths.
You will use maths skills and scientific reasoning to find answers to your questions about how the world works. This exciting and challenging course is highly regarded by universities and future employers. Topics include: mechanics, materials, electricity, waves, quantum physics, further mechanics, fields, thermal physics, nuclear and particle physics, amongst others.
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language and a grade B in Maths. You'll also need a grade B in Additional Science or Physics if you have studied the three separate sciences at GCSE. You’ll also need to be intending to study A Level maths. BTEC and GCSE Applied Science are not accepted for entry purposes.
Please note that all students will be required to take an initial maths assessment.
You’ll undertake theoretical exams and practical tasks.
You could progress to a related higher education course such as physics, engineering, medicine, health studies or sport science.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.