GCE A Level in Physics B (Advancing Physics)

1. Qualification details

Qualification name GCE A Level in Physics B (Advancing Physics)
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Course type Full time
Course start date 02 September 2020
Additional price description concessions
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

In addition to a solid GCSE knowledge from either Physics or Combined Science, a good understanding of mathematics is also necessary. For this reason, it is expected that should you opt to study A Level Physics, you will also choose A Level Mathematics.

3. Entry requirements

GCSE Level 7 in Physics or Combined Science Level 7 Students taking Physics must also study A Level Maths (requiring GCSE Level 7)

4. Equipment required

You will have access to scientific resources in college, but you will be expected to provide a scientific calculator as well as basic stationery.

5. Assessment method

Fundamentals of Physics: 2 hour 15 minute written exam - A Level contribution - 41% Scientific Literacy in Physics: 2 hour 15 minute written exam - A Level contribution - 37% Practical Skills in Physics: 1 hour 30 minute written exam - A Level contribution - 22% There will be an opportunity for practical endorsement in Physics; however this does not count towards your A Level grade and is reported separately.

6. Venue

Name Tollbar 6th Form College
Address Station Road
New Waltham
North East Lincolnshire
DN36 4RZ
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Email enquiries@tollbarsixthform.co.uk
Phone 01472 500505
Fax 01472 500506
Website http://www.tollbarsixthform.co.uk

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
Tollbar 6th Form College 01 September 2019 View course