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A Levels - Physics AS/A2 - F1044 Subject Area : Academic Studies Centre : Windsor Campus Interview Required : Yes Start Date: 07/09/2009 Day/Time TBC, 0900-1730 Introduction The subject is important to those considering a career in the physical sciences or engineering and should be considered by those looking at medical or paramedical careers. Description The syllabus studied is AQA Specification B. Students are required to purchase the text book written for this specification - AQA Physics B AS Physics in Context, ISBN 978-0-7487-8283-3, costing about 20. The course is split into 3 units. Unit 1 is Harmony & Structure in the Universe which involves two modules. These are titled The World of music and From Quarks to Quasars. Unit 2 is called Physics Keeps Us Going which comprises the two modules Moving People, People Moving and Energy and the Environment. Unit 3 is on investigative and practical skills and is assessed internally on coursework tasks set by the examining body. Assessment of units 1 and 2 is through two written examinations each of 1.25 hours duration. Units 1 and 2 each contribute 40% of the overall mark with unit 3 counting for 20%. Duration AS level one year/A2 level a further year Method of Study The course will be delivered through lectures, practicals and class discussions. There is no coursework element to the specification. Progression Students may use this subject along with others to seek employment or enter higher education. Physics is essential for many science, engineering and medical-based degrees.

A Levels - Physics AS/A2 - F1044 Subject Area : Academic Studies Centre : Windsor Campus Interview Required : Yes Start Date: 07/09/2009 Day/Time TBC, 0900-1730 Introduction The subject is important to those considering a career in the physical sciences or engineering and should be considered by those looking at medical or paramedical careers. Description The syllabus studied is AQA Specification...

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