Award: A Level
Physics is the most fundamental of the sciences, with its ultimate goal being to understand any and all aspects of how our universe, from the apparently simple (e.g. the motion of a dropped object) to the highly complex, such as the search for the Higgs Boson at CERN.
This course is for those who want to know just how and why the natural world works as it does, and covers a wide range of physics topics from the tiniest scale of sub-atomic particles to the evolution of the cosmos. It aims to develop an interest and enthusiasm for the subject along with gaining skills in mathematics, communication and logical thinking.
Physics A Level is a qualification highly respected by employers and universities, leading to career opportunities in engineering, electronics, astrophysics, meteorology, scientific journalism and teaching to name a few.