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



Module 1 - Development of practical skills in physics
Module 2 - Foundations in physics – physical quantities, units, measurements and data analysis
Module 3 - Forces and motion – Force, motion, momentum, energy, power and materials
Module 4 - Electrons, waves and photons – current , charge, resistance, circuit theory, waves, quantum physics

How will it be delivered?


June of Year 12

Breadth in Physics assesses content from all AS modules (50%) - 90 minute exam

Depth in Physics assesses content from all AS modules (50%) – 90 minute exam

Practical endorsement – not examined and reported separately

Exam Board:  OCR Physics A

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 to complement other advanced level courses such as Chemistry and Biology or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Physics, which could lead onto 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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