Have you ever looked at something and thought how does that work or why does that work? Ever wondered why the air smells differently in a thunderstorm or when you throw a ball it flies in a curve? Physics has long been thought of as the most fundamental of all sciences, with studies ranging in scale such as the huge studies into massive objects such as galaxies to studying the tiniest particles such as atoms.
Physics has long been thought of as the most fundamental of all sciences, with studies ranging in scale such as the huge studies into massive objects such as galaxies to studying the tiniest particles such as atoms.
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You should allow for between 250 and 300 hours’ study time | plus additional time for completing assignments.
Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, e-books, and online quizzes.
You will benefit from our personal tutor support for a period of up to 24 months from the date of enrolment. If you need longer, this, of course can be arranged.
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During this course, you will be required complete the following:
These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to gauge your progress as you work through the course. There is no coursework to complete.
For some university courses, like medicine, you will need to demonstrate practical skills as well as knowledge. In addition to the A level, you will can gain a practical endorsement to show this. This practical endorsement does not form part of the full A-level, but is an additional grade that you can achieve. We are able to provide you with access to the practical endorsement aspect of this course. If you feel that this applies to you, please contact us for further information.
Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an A-Level in Physics, issued by Edexcel. This syllabus has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning. Your certificate is identical to that issued to students at any other school, college or university.
Official Qualification Title - A-Level Physics
Difficulty - Level 3
Entry requirements - It is strongly recommended that you have studied Physics to GCSE or equivalent level before starting this course.
UCAS Points - 56
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Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details.
Yes, there are set texts that will come free with the course as e-books: (1) Edexcel A Level Physics Student Book 1, M Benn and G George, Hodder Education 2015. (2) Edexcel A Level Physics Student Book 2, T Akrill and G George, Hodder Education 2015. Additional texts you need to read are: Maths Skills for A Level Physics, C Tear, Oxford University Press 2013.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).