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Physics AS/A2 at Stanborough School

Course description

Physics courses include Mechanics, Electricity, Wave Motion, Field Theory, Thermodynamics and Atomic and Nuclear Physics. Very large and very small phenomena are studied, from the planets orbiting the Sun to the electron orbiting a nucleus.
Your work will include many new theories, explanations and descriptions, practical investigations and lots of calculations. In the second year modern Physics ideas including Particle Physics, Medical Physics and Cosmology are studied. Students are assessed through written examinations, whilst their experimental work is assessed through controlled assessment. A pass in A-Level Physics enables students to take Higher Education courses in subjects such as Science, Engineering, Computing and Medicine and can be a valuable asset for Business and Finance.

Entry requirements

A*-B if the subject was taken as a separate science at GCSEA*- B in Core Science and A*-A in the Additional ScienceAPS: 40 or above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanborough School directly.

Last updated date: 16 October 2014
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Key information

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