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Physics A Level at City of Westminster College

Course description

During your first year you will study three units: Particles, quantum phenomena and electricity; Mechanics, materials and waves and finally Practical Skills assignment. In the second year you will study three units: Fields and further mechanics; Optional Unit that could include Astrophysics, Medical Physics, Applied Physics or Turning Points in Physics and finally Practical Skills assignment

Entry requirements

You should possess at least 6 GCSEs grades A* to C. In particular Grade B in GCSE Maths plus either BB in Core/Additional Science or Grade B in GCSE Physics


You will have three practical and two theoretical written examinations at the end of the course.  The exam will be under timed conditions

Future opportunities

Most A Level students go on to enjoy a university followed by a related career, however many choose to go directly into industry or enter university later. With the right combination of subjects, this course will lead you into a career into sciences and medicine.   

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Westminster College directly.

Last updated date: 26 February 2016
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