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A2 Level : Physics A

Science and Mathematics

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

What will you be working towards?

Code A2/Physics
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time



Year 13:
Module 1 - Development of practical skills
Module 5 - Newtonian world and astrophysics – thermal physics, circular motion, oscillations, gravitational fields, astrophysics and cosmology
Module 6 - Particles and medical physics – capacitors, electric fields, electromagnetism, nuclear and particle

How will it be delivered?


June of Year 13

Modelling Physics assesses content from modules 1, 2, 3 and 5 (37%) – 135 minute exam

Exploring Physics assesses content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6 (37%) - 135 minute exam

Unified Physics assesses content from all modules (26%) – 90 minute exam

Practical endorsement - reported separately and examined in the other components

Exam Board:  OCR Physics 

Entry requirements

5 Grade 4’s and above to include Grade 6 in GCSE Physics or Double Science and Grade 6 in Mathematics.

Your next steps...

You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as Chemistry, Biology or Electronics to prepare for higher education in a science related subject or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Physics such as Science Technician or Electronics Engineer. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.


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