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A Level Physics A Level Venue Weston College Sixth Form Centre What will I do on this course? This A Level develops in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of physics. During the first year of the course (AS) you will study: ? Particle physics ? Quantum phenomena ? Electricity ? Mechanics ? Properties of materials ? Waves. During the second year of the course (A2) you will study: ? Further mechanics ? Fields of physics ? Nuclear physics ? Thermal physics. In addition you will study one option from astrophysics, medical physics, applied physics or turning points in physics. Practical work is an integral part of the course and you will gain hands-on practical skills and data analysis skills. How will I be assessed? A combination of examinations and practical assignments. AT A GLANCE Duration 2 Years Level Level 3 Additional Info Interview Required Entry Requirements At least 5 GCSEs in the A*-C range, to include Double/Triple Science or Physics at grade B or above, Mathematics grade B or above and English Language at grade C or above. Progression A Level Physics combined with other A Levels is an excellent qualification for progressing to university. This subject underpins many important technologies and there are many paths that you can follow. Careers in high technology industries include: communication, transport and aerospace engineering, research and development and medicine.

A Level Physics A Level Venue Weston College Sixth Form Centre What will I do on this course? This A Level develops in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of physics. During the first year of the course (AS) you will study: ? Particle physics ? Quantum phenomena ? Electricity ? Mechanics ? Properties of materials ? Waves. During the second year of the course (A2) you will study: ?...

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