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Physics A Level at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

A Level pathways are designed to prepare you for higher education and beyond.As part of the A level programme students will be encouraged to complete a week of work experience. The science department has link with Aston University and Coventry University. We support students in applying for Masterclasses at universities, placements and programmes to assist applications to University. Previous science students have completed programmes such as the Nuffield Science placement and the University of Birmingham Routes to Progressions scheme and others at the end of the first year. Select students have been entered into the Physics Olympiad, a national competition. In addition to quiet study areas, we offer A level students exclusive quiet study room.

Entry requirements

Year 1 of A-level Physics requires 6 GCSEs at grades A*-C with a B or above in Triple Science Physics and a B or above in another Triple Science. Students with two B's in Double award Science will also be considered. You also need to have a B or above in maths and a C or above in English (on the higher papers). Enrolment is subject to a satisfactory completion of an induction period.

Financial information

24+ LOAN FEES: £ 724.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

Throughout the course, students are introduced to the ideas of physics and their application to a variety of contexts. The course thus provides a valuable foundation for students who go on to do physics or related subjects at university. Some of the careers, students can eventually progress on to are; Aeronautical Engineer, Architect, Climatologist, Doctor, Nuclear Scientist, Pharmacist, Teacher, Mathematician. Past students have gone onto Russell Group Universities to study Physics and maths as a degree and Electronic Engineering to name a few.

Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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