Are you intrigued by the fundamental questions about how, and why, the world around us works the way it does? A-Level Physics will see you build on what you learnt at GCSE level, but with a more mathematical approach.
- Average point score* of 4.5 or above, calculated from all GCSE subjects. Your point score MUST include at least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above - including English Language or Maths
- If your English Language is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa
- Grade A/7 or above in GCSE Maths
- Grade B/6 or above in at least two Science GCSEs (not equivalents)
- Grade C/4 in GCSE English Language.
Students studying Physics are also required to study A-Level Maths.
What will I study?
During the two year course you will study well established theories and phenomena, learning how they apply in modern science.
You will also investigate some of the mysteries and problems that still intrigue scientists today.
What could I do next?
Physics is a traditional A-Level subject and is identified as a key qualification by Russell Group universities. It is a solid choice if you are considering a career in: medicine, veterinary science, dentistry, computing, chemistry, biology, mathematics or environmental science.
Physics will also prepare you for industry careers, such as those in engineering or electronics sectors. It is also welcomed in other degree areas and a range of employer training schemes in areas such as Financial Services and Business.