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Southfields Academy

Physics A Level

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Physics A Level

AQA 7407 / 7408

The physics A-Level course covers the basic fundamentals of physics, including particle physics, optics, electronics and mechanics. At A2, learning is extended to include fields and radioactivity, as well as an optional unit. Throughout the course, practical skills are developed and assessed through 12 required practicals. Students will gain an understanding of how physics has developed over the years and how experiments are analysed to investigate theories.

Engineering, particle physics, optical instruments, electronics, pyrotechnics, sports science, maths and economics, mechanics, meteorology, architecture, most science or engineering based courses.