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A Levels

A-Level Physics

  • Course Type: A Level

What can this course lead to?

Example job roles in:

  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Teaching

Progress to study degrees in:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Teaching
  • Engineering

Who is it for?

Study topics such as the effects of excitation in nuclei, wave particle duality and Einstein’s photoelectric effect, mechanics and waves, gravitational fields including planetary motion and escape velocity, astronomical imaging systems and astrophysics.

What is covered?

You will study the following units:

  • Measurements and their errors
  • Particles and radiation
  • Waves
  • Mechanics and energy
  • Electricity
  • Further mechanics and thermal physics
  • Fields 
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Astrophysics

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The standard requirement for A Levels at Stamford College is 5 GCSEs at Grade 5/C or above as a minimum for humanities subjects and 6/B in maths for all science subjects.

Each A Level subject has its own additional entry requirements, please see below:

Grade 6/B or above in maths and 66 BB in Double Award Science, or a grade 6/B in maths and a grade 6/B in Physics plus 6/B in Biology or Chemistry.

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you. We offer an online interview which will explain the A Level programme and also allow for an informal chat with the tutor for each subject before an offer to study with us can be made to you.

Once enrolled one of the ways we make sure the course is right for you is through a very effective ‘6 weeks to success’ programme that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change subject and course if you change your mind or find the course is not right for you in the first 6 weeks -subject to availability
  • Moving you between A-Levels and a Level 3 Diploma if you are finding your current level too hard – subject to availability
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well

Our course enquiries and admissions team can be contacted at enquiries@stamford.ac.uk should you have any further questions.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
SAL3AL4AF-PH
Location
Stamford
Duration
2 Years
Fees
£2225.00
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