Minimum of 5 Grade 5 (new grading structure) at GCSE or equivalent with English and B in maths. At least a grade 6 in GCSE Physics or Combined Science is the minimum requirement. Mathematics at A level is recommended alongside Physics.
Students will study the following:
- Further Mechanics and Thermal Physics
- Fields and their Consequences
- Nuclear Physics
Plus one from the following options:
- Medical Physics
- Engineering Physics
- Turning Points in Physics
The course will be assessed via three written papers including relevant practical skills:
Paper 1: 2 hours long consisting of 85 marks (60 marks: Short and long answer questions and 25 marks: Multiple choice questions).
Paper 2: 2 hours long consisting of 85 marks(60 marks: Short and long answer questions and 25 marks: Multiple choice questions).
Paper 3: 2 hours long consisting of 80 marks (45 marks: short and long answer questions on practical and data analysis and 35 marks: short and long answer questions on the option unit).
Medicine /Environmental Science /Veterinary /Teaching/Research/Physiotherapy/ Pharmacology/Hospital Administration / Hospital Administration /Astronomy/ Engineering
A level Physics would complement Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Further Mathematics
For more information please see Mrs S Raju, Head of Science: (01922) 721071 ext. 263. Email: email@example.com
All students are provided with their own individual copies of the required textbooks.