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Physics AS Level at Barnet and Southgate College

Course description

A student who wishes to study full-time to progress to university courses having recently achieved a range of GCSE qualifications.

Course content

AS Maths specification code 8371 Examining Board - EDEXCEL Maths (Statistics) comprises Core Mathematics 1 and 2 and Statistics 1. Maths (Mechanics) comprises Core Mathematics 1 and 2 and Mechanics 1. * In addition, Tutorial will be added

Entry requirements

GCSE grades A* - C in at least six academic subjects in one sitting, including at least a Grade B in GCSE Maths. Maths (Mechanics) should only be studied by students also taking AS Physics. Students will be asked to sit an induction test which will identify candidates not suitable for the subject.

Assessment

Each unit is assessed with a 90 minute exam, taken in June.

Financial information

Yes, students are expected to buy their own textbooks (new edition of Pearsons Edexcel AS and A Level Modular Mathematics), scientific calculator (not graphical) and basic Maths equipment.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course, those studying an AS Level can continue on to A2, a full A Level. Not only is this course highly regarded by employers, but the successful completion of an A Level in Maths, coupled with other subjects, will help you progress onto Higher Education, and advance in courses such as Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computing, Physics and Accounting, to name but a few.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barnet and Southgate College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016