Chemistry is the study of the elements and their compounds and brings together important aspects of Physics and Biology. Chemical principles underpin…
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One of the most sought after subjects for entry into higher education, Physics focuses on the organisation of the universe and the laws that affect its behaviour. A Level Physics is a traditional and well respected science qualification and a requirement for admission to many engineering and scientific degree courses.
Students must also produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their competence in a variety of practical tasks.
Standard entry requirements plus grade 6 in GCSE Physics or 66 in Core Science and Additional Science, plus grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics. Students who study A Level Physics are strongly advised to take A Level Mathematics.
Approximately £23 per year for textbooks, plus optional field trips.
This programme targets students who have a high potential to excel in their sport, either by competing on the international stage or securing a professional contract
Career options for physicists may include teaching/lecturing, geophysicist, metallurgist, research scientist.
A key course for students planning to continue on to university to study a physical sciences degree or any branch of engineering; it is also a useful support subject in any science degree, including medicine. It also provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue other analytical subjects at degree level.