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Physics at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

Course description

"Twentieth century Physics is an immortal work. The human imagination.......has produced no monuments to equal it, not the pyramids.....not the cathedrals. The men and women who made these conceptions one after the other are the heroes of our age." J. Bronowski [Historian]

The course itself features topics such as electricity and mechanics that you will remember from GCSE, although they will be covered to a much greater depth and more mathematically! There are also new aspects of Physics such as positrons, neutrinos, kaons, spectra, photons, simple harmonic motion, gravity.

20% of the AS marks (10% for A2) are for practical coursework.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at C grade or above to include:

* C grade or above in Mathematics (Higher Tier) PLUS

* Two B grades or above in Core and Additional Science OR

* B grade in Physics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shrewsbury Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years