It may be possible to study this subject on a part-time basis.
The course develops a wide understanding of physics and its applications from Newton to the present day. It will provide a sound basis for further study at higher education level, whilst also giving a good appreciation of physics to those who only wish to study the subject to AS or A level.
Physics, applied sciences, engineering, business - leading to a wide variety of careers or progression onto courses at higher education level.
Normally Grade B in GCSE Physics/Science & GCSE Maths
Mature Applicants - Each Application considered on individual merit
Unit 1: Particles, Quantum Phenomena and Electricity Particles of Radiation
Unit 2: Mechanics, Materials and Waves
Unit 3: Investigative and Practical Skills Verification(PSV)
Externally Marked Practical Assignment (EMPA): Candidates will be required to undertake practical work, collect and process data and use this to answer questions in a written test.
Unit 4: Fields and Further Mechanics
Unit 5: Nuclear Physics, Thermal Physics and an optional topic
Optional Topics-One of the following:
Unit 6: Investigative and Practical Skills Verification (PSV):
Candidates are expected to provide their own scientific calculator and the following recommended text books: