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Physics is a fascinating subject which builds upon your mathematical skills and your ability to think ‘out of the box’ to solve problems.
Physicists look for hidden laws to explain why all matter and energy in the Universe exists, where it comes from and how it behaves the way it does.
If you like asking really big questions, if you want to discover how things around you work, if you’re wondering about the forces which govern the Universe, if you have an inquisitive and curious mind, then Physics is for you.
Year 1 - AS Level
You'll explore the following:
Year 2 - A Level
You'll explore the following core elements:
Your knowledge and skills will be assessed in the following ways:
You'll spend a year at each level; a year at AS Level and a year at A Level.
Physics is a subject very well regarded by universities and is important if you want to study engineering.
It is also useful for economics, dentistry, veterinary science and computing.
Physics can open the doors to a wide range of careers, for example:
A typical salary for a graduate engineering job with a high-profile employer in the UK is around the £26,000 to £29,000.
An average grade 6 GCSE profile, however higher grades may be needed for science subjects.
If you do not meet this profile please still come to an enrolment event to discuss all options with a member of the A Level team.
An interview is also required.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
For one to one advice, contact our friendly team who will assess your individual circumstances and give you the right information. You can contact them on 0191 490 2246, [email protected] or via Live Chat or pop along to one of our Enrolment Events.
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the most out of your time at college.
We have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our students.
Our specialist teams can help with: