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Qualification name GCE A Level in Physics
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation AQA Education
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost description EFA funded
Attendance pattern Daytime

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The course develops the students understanding of Physics through studying the content but also looks at new/exciting applications of the science in the ‘real’ world. The aims of these specifications are to encourage candidates to: • develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for physics, including developing an interest in further study and careers in physics; • appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society; • develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of How Science Works; • develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of Physics and how they relate to each other.

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Grade 6 in GCSE Physics

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Unit 1 Measurements and their errors Unit 2 Particles and radiation Unit 3 Waves Unit 4 Mechanics and materials Unit 5 Electricity Unit 6 Further mechanics and thermal physics Unit 7 Fields and their consequences Unit 8 Nuclear physics Unit 11 Engineering physics Course breakdown

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Various methods through classroom lectures, guided learning, practical activities and external visits.

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Examinations Practical Work

Progression includes future employment, higher education and careers in Academic Research, Mechanical/Electrical/Structural Engineering, Architect, Construction, Environmental Science, Science and Technology Technician Clinical Science and Education

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Name Bishop Milner Catholic College
Address Burton Road
West Midlands
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