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Physics AS/A Level at Godalming College

Course description

In the AS course you will extend your study of a number of familiar topics from GCSE Science, such as mechanics, electricity and waves. The course also includes some exciting new topics in quantum and particle physics. An extended practical session each week will reinforce your learning and develop your experimental skills.

In the second year you will also study further mechanics topics, the properties of electric, magnetic and gravitational fields, and nuclear and thermal physics. You will also study an option topic of your choice.

Course assessment: Assessment at both levels is 100% by examination, including questions which will test application of practical skills. There will also be a separate endorsement of practical work.

Entry requirements

BB in Science and Additional Science or grade B in Physics, grade B in Maths. You are also strongly recommended to take AS Maths alongside Physics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 April 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years