A-level in Physics

Top 4 A-levels in Physics 2018

Physics

A-levels are tests students in the UK take to gain entrance into university. Each test covers a different subject, and a student’s score can help him or her choose an area for advanced study.

Physics is a scientific branch that deals with the properties and characteristics of energy and matter. Studies in this area can cover a variety of topics, including mechanics, magnetism, light, sound, atomic structure and electricity.

A-level in Physics

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A Level Physics Course

UK Open College
Online Part time 700 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. [+]

Completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. For those students with aspirations of moving into further education in the near future then an A-level course provides the ideal platform to build from. Acknowledged and recognised worldwide an A level in any subject on your CV speaks volumes.

This Physics A specification provides a seamless transition to A Level from previous studies and develops students’ interest and enthusiasm for physics.

The specification provides a wide range of opportunities to develop How Science Works by linking the general criteria on the nature of science to specific topics throughout the specification.... [-]


Physics A Level

Exeter College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Exeter

Physics is a stimulating, exciting and challenging subject. It is important, not only as a subject in its own right, but also as an essential element in all other natural Science, Engineering and Technology. [+]

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

Physics is a stimulating, exciting and challenging subject. It is important, not only as a subject in its own right, but also as an essential element in all other natural Science, Engineering and Technology. There is also a great deal of enjoyment and satisfaction to be derived from an understanding of the most recent development in Physics research.

We study the AQA Physics A Syllabus: It provides a seamless transition to A level from previous studies and develops your interest and enthusiasm for Physics. This covers a wide range of topics from elementary particle physics to Newton's laws; from electrical circuits to gravitational fields. The course is split into a number of units, the AS units are covered in the first year and the A Level units in the second year.... [-]


Physics, A Level

Richard Huish College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Taunton

You might be fascinated by the universe. You might want to understand how modern technology and engineering works. Physics is highly regarded as it shows your ability and intellect to the best. [+]

Physics A Level Full-time Examining Board: AQA (Specification A)

You might be fascinated by the universe. You might want to understand how modern technology and engineering works. Physics is highly regarded as it shows your ability and intellect to the best. It is a highly regarded qualification and can take you in a number of career directions especially the more highly paid graduate careers.

This A Level course is only offered as a two year programme.

The new linear AQA specification A Level will be followed from September 2015. The course content is as follows:

Mandatory units Measurements and their errors Particles and radiation Waves Mechanics and materials Electricity Further mechanics and thermal physics Fields and their consequences Nuclear physics. Optional units Astrophysics Medical physics Engineering physics Turning points in physics Electronics. ... [-]

General A Levels

Shrewsbury Colleges Group
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Sixth Form College is a highly successful college which offers full-time courses for over 1600 students aged 16-19 years. [+]

Shrewsbury Sixth Form College is a highly successful college which offers full-time courses for over 1600 students aged 16-19 years. Students study at the College for two years to gain A level qualifications. Our College aims to provide teaching and learning of the highest quality. We are proud of the high performance of successive generations of students who have ensured that the College is noted nationally for its achievements. We endeavor to provide a supportive atmosphere which makes it the ideal bridge between school and work or higher education.

A Level entry requirements

To study A Levels you need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4-9/A*-C or above including the English Language. If you do not gain a grade 4/C or higher in GCSE Maths you will have to study GCSE Maths alongside your A Levels.... [-]