Physics is the science that deals with physical matter, motion, energy and the laws that govern the universe. Our distance learning IGCSE course introduces you to the key concepts of the science, taking a look at areas including heat, light, magnetism and electricity.
By studying the IGCSE Physics online course, answer age-old questions, such as, how do you know how mobile phones work? How do we walk without slipping? How do we hear things through earphones? Physics is more than just black holes and the atmosphere; it examines all the invisible forces that govern our world, providing answers to life’s most challenging questions.
Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and workplaces in the UK and abroad. Edexcel is a multinational education and examination body covering A-Level Courses and GCSE Courses.
Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an IGCSE in physics, issued by Edexcel. This syllabus (1PH0) has been chosen specifically because it is best suited to distance learning.
How is this course assessed or examined?
You can enrol now for examinations for Summer 2024.
This qualification is linear; therefore, students will sit all their exams at the end of the course. You’ll be required to complete two GCSE standard written exams.
Paper 1– Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes, 50% of IGCSE, 100 marks.
Paper 2– Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes, 50% of IGCSE, 100 marks.
The exams contain a mixture of different question styles, including multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, calculations and extended open-response questions. We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our partner exam centres around the UK. Check where your closest exam centre is.
During your course, you’ll be required to complete various assignments. These do not contribute to your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to monitor your progress.
There are no formal entry requirements for this level two course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write in English.
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