A Level Physics Course

General

Program Description

Completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. For those students with aspirations of moving into further education in the near future then an A-level course provides the ideal platform to build from. Acknowledged and recognised worldwide an A level in any subject on your CV speaks volumes.

This Physics A specification provides a seamless transition to A Level from previous studies and develops students’ interest and enthusiasm for physics.

The specification provides a wide range of opportunities to develop How Science Works by linking the general criteria on the nature of science to specific topics throughout the specification.

  • Qualification: A Level Physics
  • Accredited: Yes
  • QCF Recognised: Yes
  • Awarding Body: AQA
  • Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
  • Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support
  • UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades

Compulsory Content

  • Topic 1: Measurements and their errors
  • Topic 2: Particles and radiation
  • Topic 3: Waves
  • Topic 4: Mechanics and materials
  • Topic 5: Electricity
  • Topic 6: Further mechanics and thermal physics
  • Topic 7: Fields and their consequences
  • Topic 8: Nuclear physics

Optional Content

  • Topic 9: Astrophysics
  • Topic 10: Medical physics
  • Topic 11: Engineering physics
  • Topic 12: Turing points in physics
  • Topic 13: Electronics

Pre-requisites

Students are recommended to possess the ability to read and write English to GCSE standards and be over 16 years of age.

To sit AQA examination/practicals students must register as a private candidate with an approved examination centre prior to enrolment for both examination and practical assessment.

Duration

Course duration will vary dependant on student commitment, effort and ability. Overall guided learning hours are approx 700. This should be used as a guideline only and completion times will vary hugely.We would encourage students to seriously consider how they plan to complete their chosen course prior to enrolment. Students should think about how they are going to study, where they are going to study and how often. Be realistic!

Speak to family members and help them to understand what you are trying to achieve, explain you may require peace and space to study at certain times. The more you involve them the more likely you are to get them on your side. Students are reminded that the time in which they complete is purely down to them as an individual.

Completion can be as quickly or as slowly as you wish within the 24 month tuition period. If you require additional time an extension may be available. Extensions are arranged at an additional cost as and when needed.

Format

This course is completed online through our online learning portal. Not available in hard copy.

Last updated April 2018

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