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Physics (A Level) (OCR) at Wilson's School

Course description

The content is split into six teaching modules: Modules 1 to 4 constitute the stand-alone AS-level qualification; Modules 1 to 6, combined with the Practical Endorsement, constitute the A-level.

Course content

Lower Sixth units:

  • Development of practical skills in Physics
  • Foundations of Physics
  • Forces and Motion
  • Electrons, Waves and Photons

Upper Sixth units:

  • Development of practical skills in Physics
  • Foundations of Physics
  • Forces and Motion
  • Electrons, Waves and Photons
  • Newtonian World and Astrophysics
  • Particles and Medical Physics

Entry requirements

A minimum grade 7 in GCSE Physics.

Assessment

AS Level examinations at the end of the Lower Sixth year assess the topics covered during that year of study.

A Level examinations at the end of the Upper Sixth year assess the topics covered in both years of study.

Future opportunities

Physics is a subject of great importance and relevance to students today. It is an essential part of any science, engineering or technology course studied at university and highly desirable in many other areas. A physics qualification gives a great range of opportunities to a student both in a career and at degree level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wilson's School directly.

Last updated date: 19 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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