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Physics A-Level at Walthamstow Academy

Course description

A-level Physics explores the fundamental nature of almost everything we know of. Physicists probe the furthest reaches of the Earth to study the smallest pieces of matter. Join them to enter a world deep beneath the surface of normal human experience.

Course content

You will study;

  • Measurements and their errors;
  • Particles and radiation;
  • Waves;
  • Mechanics and materials;
  • Electricity;
  • Further mechanics and thermal physics;
  • Fields and their consequences;
  • Nuclear physics;


Plus, one option from the following:

  1. Astrophysics;
  2. Medical physics;
  3. Engineering physics;
  4. Turning points in physics;
  5. Electronics.

Future opportunities

Possible career options from studying Physics at university include Geophysics/field seismology, medical physics, meteorology, and structural engineering. You can also move into engineering, astrophysics, chemical physics, nanotechnology, renewable energy and more - the opportunities are endless.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Walthamstow Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 December 2016
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