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A Level Physics at Wootton Upper School and Arts College

Course description

This course takes two approaches to the teaching of Physics. It covers the basic principles, the content, and then applies it to real uses of Physics. For example, the electricity content may be applied to satellite technology and material science is applied to the sweet industry. This course employs the use of practical investigations and the analysis of data.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are at least a B grade in GCSE Additional Science or GCSE Physics, plus B in GCSE Mathematics.

Future opportunities

A Physics background opens up more opportunities than you might think. Physicists have well paid and respected jobs, not just in laboratory work but including:

  •  Sports science
  •  Computer game technology
  •  Music Technology
  •  Medicine
  •  Engineering
  •  Accountancy
  •  Teaching
  •  Astronomy
  •  Media

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wootton Upper School and Arts College directly.

Last updated date: 27 April 2015

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