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Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Physics
Code Physics
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


These courses have been developed for students who wish to continue with a study of Physics after GCSE. Such a course will prepare students to progress into further education, to follow courses in physics, engineering, one of the other sciences or related subjects, or to enter employment where a knowledge of physics would be useful. 


The course is structured into 6 modules:

Module 1 – Development of practical skills in physics

Module 2 – Foundations of Physics

Module 3 – Forces and motion

Module 4 – Electrons, waves and photons

Module 5 – Newtonian world and astrophysics 

Module 6 – Particles and medical physics

How will it be delivered?

Paper 1 - Modelling Physics     2hrs 15 mins     37%

Paper 2 - Exploring Physics     2hrs 15 mins     37%

Paper 3 - Unified Physics         1 hr 30 mins      26%

Non Exam Assessment - Practical Endorsement for Physics.  This is an assessment of competence assessed through a minimum of 12 practical activities and is reported separately to the A Level grade

Entry requirements

Overall Entry Requirements:

6 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including an English and Maths. 

Course Specific Entry Requirements:

GCSE grade 6+6 from Combined Science and a grade 6 in Maths or grade 6 in Physics and grade 6 in Maths.


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