Physics

Vocational qualification

In Godalming

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Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Godalming

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

In the AS course you will extend your study of a number of familiar topics from GCSE Science, such as mechanics, electricity and waves. The course also includes some exciting new topics in quantum and particle physics. An extended practical session each week will reinforce your learning and develop skills needed for the practical assessment. In the second year you will study further mechanics.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Godalming (Surrey)
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Tuesley Lane, GU7 1RS

Starts

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To take into account

BB in Science and Additional Science or grade B in Physics, grade B in Maths. You are also strongly recommended to take AS Maths alongside Physics.

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Course programme


In the AS course you will extend your study of a number of familiar topics from GCSE Science, such as mechanics, electricity and waves. The course also includes some exciting new topics in quantum and particle physics. An extended practical session each week will reinforce your learning and develop skills needed for the practical assessment.

In the second year you will study further mechanics topics, the properties of electric, magnetic and gravitational fields, and nuclear and thermal physics. You will also study an option topic in either medical physics or astrophysics.

ENTRY RECOMMENDATIONS:
BB in Science and Additional Science or grade B in Physics, grade B in Maths. You are also strongly recommended to take AS Maths alongside Physics.
ASSESSMENT:
Practical work will be assessed internally through a mixture of normal coursework and specific practical exercises. There are also end of unit theory exams.
PROGRESSION:
Physics is recommended for many scientific careers, and will be required for degree courses in physics, in related subjects such as astronomy and meteorology and in most branches of engineering.

Physics

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