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A Level Physics at Kingston College

Course description

Studying A Level Physics will develop your understanding of the laws that govern the behaviours of the physical world around us, from the nuclei of atoms to the movement of stars and galaxies. This course gives you the opportunity to make clear links between Physics theory and its practical applications in real life situations, and to apply your understanding to familiar and more challenging new situations through a wide range of problem solving activities.

Course content

A Level Physics is a linear qualification with students taking the final exam after two years of study. The course comprises of modules in: development of practical skills; foundations in physics; forces and motion; electrons, waves and photons; Newtonian world and astrophysics: particles and medical physics. A Level Physics is examined by completing three written exam papers.

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Entry requirements

A Level entry criteria are a minimum of five GCSEs, at grades 9-5, all in academic subjects. These must include a minimum of a grade 5 in GCSE English and a grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics. Students must have taken two science GCSEs, achieving a minimum of a grade 5 in both. This qualification can only be studied alongside two other A Level subjects.


A Level Physics is a linear qualification with students taking the final exam after two years of study.

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Future opportunities

University or employment including Architecture, Engineering, Mathematics, Aviation, Accounting, Finance and Management.

Further information

Kingston Sixth has an excellent track record of being an established A Level provider. Over the years these courses have been an outstanding springboard from which thousands of students have built their futures and progressed to some of the best universities in the country. The College was graded Good by Ofsted in 2013 and 2016.

For more information please contact our Admissions Team on  020 8268 3073 or email

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingston College directly.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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