Physics : A Level at Gateway College
The course offers oppurtunities for students to take part in collaborative activities with the National Space Centre and with the local universities, (DMU and University of Leicester).
Module 1 - Devleopment of practical skills in physics
Module 2 - Foundations of physics
Module 3 Forces and motion
Module 4 Electrons, waves and photons
Module 5 - Newtonian world and medical physics
Component 01 assesses content from module 1, 2, 3 and 5.
Component 02 assesses content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6.
Component 03 assesses content from all modules (1 to 6)
5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C/9 – 4 required
Grade B/6 or above in Maths
Grade C/4 and above in English Language
Grade 665/BBC in all three Single Sciences with a B/6 in Physics or
Grades BB/66 in Synergy or Trilogy combined Science
A two week induction will take place at the start of the course with an access assessment taken by all students enrolled onto the course. Throughout the year students will be assessed regularly where they will be expected to show sufficient progress.
Modelling physics (01), 2 hours 15 mins 37% of total
Exploring physics (02) 2 hours 15 mins 37% of total
Unified physics (03) 1 hour 30 mins 26% of total
Practical endorsement in physics (04) ( non-exam component)
Free to all home students.
The course provides a sound basis for further study and opens up a wide range of career opportunities including Engineering, Geophysics, Medical Physics, Meteorology, Optometry, Aerospace, Scientific Journalism and Teaching.
To find out more about this qualification please visit our website at www.gateway.ac.uk or see our prospectus.
How to apply
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