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Physics AS/A Level at Bury College

Course description

This course aims to develop your interest and enthusiasm for Physics. The topics covered will inspire and nurture your passion for Physics, laying the groundwork for further study in science or engineering. You will also develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works, such as the parties and processes involved in the Large Hadron Collider. It is strongly recommended that A Level Mathematics should be taken with this course. Students who are not taking an A Level in maths will be enrolled on a maths course.

Entry requirements

To take four or more AS subjects in your first year and carry through to at least three full A Levels in year two, you need six GCSEs at grades A*-C, including grade B or above in Core and Additional Science and grade C or above in Mathematics and English. In addition, you will be expected to study Core Maths if you are not enrolled onto AS Maths.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.