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Physics A Level at The Sweyne Park School

Course description

Physics is an exploration of rules describing the behaviour of matter and energy on every scale - from the interaction of subatomic particles such as quarks, to the motion of objects, to the evolution of stars, galaxies and the universe. Discoveries and inventions have transformed our lives, fuelling the modern technological revolution. In physics, the sky is certainly not the limit: the potential is limitless!

Course content

Mechanics (Newtonion laws), materials and waves, electrons and photons, particles, quantum phenomena, electricity and astrophysics. Data handling, use of formulae, and numerical relationships.

Future opportunities

Directly related: Sound engineer, therapeutic or diagnostic radiologist, satellite engineer, medical physicist, aeronautical engineer, research scientist, geophysicist, nuclear engineer and nanotechnologist

Further afield: Meteorologist, product development scientist, technical author, defence industry, manufacturing, business management eg in energy sector, commerce and accountancy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sweyne Park School directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2015

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