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Physics A Level at Hornsey School for Girls

Course description

AS Level

Topic 1 - Particles and Radiation

Topic 2 - Waves and Optics

Topic 3 - Mechanics and Materials

Topic 4 - Electricity

 
A2 Level

Topic 5 - Further Mechanics and Thermal Physics

Topic 6- Fields and their consequences

Topic 7 - Nuclear Physics

Topic 8 - Choice of Astrophysics, Medical Physics, Engineering Physics, Turning points in Physics or Electronics

 

Entry requirements

As well as a love of science and an inquisitive mind students will require at least a B grade in Science GCSE Core or Physics GCSE with an additional B grade in Maths.

Assessment

AS - Two papers, each 1 hour 30 minutes, with a mix of long answer and multiple choice questions.

A-level - Three papers, each 2 hours, with a mix of long answer and multiple choice questions.

 

Future opportunities

An A Level in Physics is highly valued by universities, colleges and employers looking for people with analytical and problem solving skills.
 
It is an essential qualification for fields such as Engineering, Medicine, Optometry, Mathematics and Computer Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hornsey School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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