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AS/A2 Physics at Sandringham School

Course description

Course Aims:

Physics is crucial to understanding the world around us. Physics challenges our imaginations with concepts like relativity and string theory, and it leads to great discoveries, like computers and lasers.


Course Structure:

AS consists of 4 modules assessed as 2 exams

  • Development of practical skills
  • Foundations of Physics
  • Forces and Motion
  • Electrons, waves and photons

A2 consists of the 4 AS modules and 2 extra modules assessed as 3 exams

  • The Newtonian World and Astrophysics
  • Particles and medical physics

Entry requirements

Two grade Bs at GCSE Science (Core and Additional) taken at the Higher Tier or grade B in Physics (Triple Science) as well as a Grade B in Maths.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 April 2015
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Key information

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