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Qualification name GCE A Level in Physics
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation AQA Education
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 3rd September 2024
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Physics at A level incorporates new, interesting and challenging material as well as fresh slants on the material covered at GCSE. Students will encounter a range of new ideas stretching from the very small; quantum phenomena and particle Physics, to the very large, Newtonian dynamics, material Physics and wave phenomena. The precise problem solving involved in Physics A level makes it a very desirable and challenging qualification. It is essential for all Engineering and many science degree courses but is also highly regarded in other careers/further study areas such as Maths, Medicine, Architecture, Computer Science, economics, and the mathematical problem solving skills of physicist also make them desirable for work linked to finance and accounting.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

A Level 6 in GCSE Physics, or a Level 6 in the higher Physics paper if double award GCSE is studied.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

3 hour exams, paper 1 and 2 are each worth 85 marks and 34% of the final grade. Paper 3 is worht 80 marks and 32% of the final grade

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Name Gravesend Grammar School
Address Church Walk
DA12 2PR
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Phone 01474 331893
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