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Physics AS/A Level at Stoke Newington School

Course description

A level physics builds on the concepts and skills developed in the physics GCSE and is particularly suitable for students who have the skills and knowledge associated with a GCSE additional science course or equivalent.

Course content

 During the first year of the course you will learn about particles, quantum phenomena and electricity as well as mechanics, materials and waves. The first unit of the A level course develops further the knowledge, understanding and applications of mechanics and fields. You then cover nuclear and thermal physics and astronomy.

Entry requirements

Two B grades in the sciences, 6 in maths. 

Future opportunities

In a world of increasing complexity, physics is proving to be a very useful qualification for a variety of careers. These range from medicine to IT and all forms of engineering. Employers regard physics at A level and beyond very highly, as it shows you have advanced numeric and problem- solving skills, that you can apply knowledge to unfamiliar situations and express ideas logically and clearly.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke Newington School directly.

Last updated date: 18 November 2016
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