The course will be assessed by examinations at the end of the year. At the end of the first year, you will take two examinations which will include practical skills, and which will comprise the assessment for AS award (but do not contribute towards the A-Level).
At the end of year 2, you will take three examinations which will include the material covered in year 1; this will comprise the assessment for the A-Level award.
A-Level Physics is an enabling qualification for a wide range of science and engineering degree courses and careers. This in turn leads on to the wide range of career opportunities including non-scientific careers where skills in reasoning and mathematics are valued, such as business, accountancy and finance.
Physics requires a student who is willing to ask questions, apply reasoning and logic to problems, is deeply interested in finding out about the world around them and not afraid of quite a bit of maths!
The entry requirements for this course are:
5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above (A*-C) which must include English Language.
GCSE Maths at Grade 6 (or B) and GCSE Physics at Grade 6 (or B) or BB Double Science.
If you would like to apply for the full-time package (3-4 AS-Levels) please complete a full-time application form.
If you would like to study this course part-time, please contact the tutor:
Mark Coulthwaite: Mark.Coulthwaite@kendal.ac.uk
Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on firstname.lastname@example.org for details. More about Student Finance.