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Physics AS/A2 Level at Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College

Course description

The AS Level requires 3 individual modules to be successfully completed :

● Particles, quantum, phenomena and electricity

● Mechanics, materials and waves

● Investigative & practical skills in AS Physics


The award at A2 requires the following 3 additional modules to be completed :

● Fields and Further Mechanics

● Nuclear and thermal physics and option topic

● Investigative and practical skills in A2 physics

Course content


Entry requirements

To be eligible for the course you must have:

  • Double Award Science : Minimum B (in both core and additional science)
  • Triple Science – B in Physics (and a minimum of a B & C in the other two results)

Plus GCSE Maths at grade A* - B and English Language at grade A* - B


● Each theory unit is examined via a written paper.

● Coursework is internally assessed.

● Examinations are held in either January or June.

Future opportunities

‘A’ Level physics is accepted widely by universities for many of their courses ranging from medicine to various engineering and ICT courses. It is also accepted as a general qualification by all universities and employers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years