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Physics A Level at Christopher Whitehead Language College

Course description

As an A/AS Level Physics student you will further develop the practical skills gained at G.C.S.E. You will undertake topics such as: foundations in physics, forces and motion, electrons, waves and photons; Newtonian world and astrophysics, particles and medical physics.

A Level Physics will teach you the basic principles of the science, giving you a huge range of knowledge into the guiding forces of the universe; including velocity, acceleration, force, mass and energy. There forces can be applied to the motion of all objects, i.e. electrons, athletes, animals or even plants.

Course content

See above.

Entry requirements

 GCSE Additional Science B grade

 or GCSE Physics B grade

 GCSE Mathematics B grade (preferred A/A* in science and maths)



Future opportunities

Having an A/AS Level Physics is very impressive in a variety of ways, offering you access to a huge range of options for both further education and careers. A Level Physics is highly respected as a qualification and it can open doors to a number of possibilities.

 Possible career options with an A Level Physics include architecture, astrophysics, food scientist, climatologist, radiographer, ergonomics expert, medical physicist, theoretical physicist, geophysicist, chemist, oceanography, naval architect, nuclear physicist, audio technician and orthoptist, to name but a few.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christopher Whitehead Language College directly.

Last updated date: 23 June 2015

Key information

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