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Physics A Level

Physics is a highly regarded A level and well respected by universities and in a number of career paths. If you enjoy discussions, experiments and have an enquiring mind you will enjoy this subject. You will study electricity, waves and motion before considering a variety of interesting topics like quantum physics. You will then progress to study circular motion, thermal physics and modelling the universe.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
A Levels
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
33 weeks

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above, including GCSE Maths & GCSE English Language. +++Additional entry criteria+++ Grade 6/B in GCSE English Language & GCSE Maths, Grade 66/BB in either Dual Award Science or two Science Subjects including Physics.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed through a written examination


Many students progress to university to study a wide range of subjects.

Career Opportunities

  • aerospace and defence education energy engineering instrumentation manufacturing oil and gas science and telecommunications