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A-Level Physics

Course title: A-Level Physics

Department: Science 

Overview:

Ultimately, Science is about understanding the world around us. Students learn to think for themselves, gathering and using evidence to explain their observations. Students develop skills in thinking for themselves, making predictions, and explaining complex ideas in a logical and concise manner.

A level Physics gives you the opportunity to explore the phenomena of the universe and to look at theories that explain what is observed. This subject combines practical skills with theoretical ideas to develop descriptions of the physical universe.

A Level Physics, often in conjunction with other science-based subjects, can lead to the following types of degree course Aerospace engineer, Aerospace engineers, Airline pilot, Architect, Biomedical engineer, Biomedical scientist, Building services engineer, Clinical engineer, Electrician etc..

Physics is a highly respected A level. A good grade in A Level Physics demonstrates to an employer that you have analytical and mathematical skills that you can apply to real life situations.

Duration of qualification: 2 years

Course Entry Requirements: GCSE English and Maths, GCSE Physics Grade 6, Combined Science 6 – 6

Timetable hours: 5 hours per week
Assessment method:  AS Physics:  2 X 1.5hour Exams Plus non-exam Practical endorsement in Physics. A level Physics 2 X 2hr15mins Exams and 1 1hour 30mins, Plus non-exam Practical endorsement in Physics

Qualification:  1 A level 
Exam Board: OCR  Specification: https://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/171726-specification-accredited-a-level-gce-physics-a-h556.pdf

Modules:

Year 1

Year 2

Courses Available: AS or A-Level

Career Pathways: University / Apprenticeships

Transferable Skills: investigative, problem solving, research, decision making, mathematical skills and analytical skills.

Enquiries:

Ayan Abdi

Director of Health and Science

Tel: 020 7738 6115

Email: Ayan.abdi@southbank-utc.co.uk

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