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Physics

Course Overview

A level courses/topics
New A level courses are being introduced for science disciplines for examination from summer 2016.

OCR Physics

1 year course (AS qualification): Specification H156
Module 1 – Development of practical skills in physics
Module 2 – Foundations of physics
Module 3 – Forces and motion
Module 4 – Electrons, waves and photons
Modules 1-4 are assessed through 2 examinations.
2 year course (A-level chemistry A): Specification H556
Module 1 – Development of practical skills in physics
Module 2 – Foundations of physics
Module 3 – Forces and motion
Module 4 – Electrons, waves and photons
Module 5 – Newtonian world and astrophysics
Module 6 – Particles and medical physics
A level practical endorsement
Modules 1-6 are assessed through 3 examinations.
The A level practical endorsement is continuously assessed over the 2 year course.