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Physics at St Mary's College

Course description

A level physics aims for students to:
- Sustain and develop their enjoyment of, and interest in, physics
- Develop essential knowledge and understanding in physics
- Develop the skills needed for the use of this knowledge and understanding in
new and changing situations where appropriate
- Develop an understanding of the link between theory and experiment
- Appreciate how physics has developed and is used in present day society
- Show how physics links with social, philosophical, economic, industrial and
environmental matters
- Recognise the quantitative nature of physics

Entry requirements

This course builds on the knowledge and understanding of the current suite of
GCSE Science courses. It is expected that you will have achieved a GCSE
Grade B or above in this subject.. You will need to be able to communicate
effectively and research information from a variety of sources. During this
course you will also be expected to handle and interpret data so a minimum
grade B in GCSE Mathematics and English is required.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Mary's College directly.

Last updated date: 17 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years