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GCSE / A Level
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695 GBP
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Physics A Level:

Physics is the study of how things work, from the smallest sub-atomic particles to incomprehensibly large galaxies. A popular choice if you want to become an engineer, planetary scientist or technologist, you'll learn about particles, gravitational fields and thermodynamics.

Practical work in the course is designed to be carried out at home. No laboratory access is required.

Topics include:
Unit 1 - Working as a physicist
Unit 2 - Mechanics
Unit 3 - Electricity
Unit 4 - Materials and vibrations
Unit 5 - Waves and the particle nature of light
Unit 6 - Collisions, circular motion and oscillations
Unit 7 - Gravitational and electric fields
Unit 8 - Magnetic fields and particle physics
Unit 9 - Thermodynamics
Unit 10 - Nuclear decay and space

Suitability - Who should attend?

A GCSE or equivalent in Physics or Double or Triple Science (minimum grade C) and Maths is strongly recommended for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GCE A Level or equivalent

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National Extension College - Distance Learning Courses in Business, Book-keeping, Childcare & Counselling

The National Extension College, also known by its acronym NEC, is a long-standing and highly regarded pioneer of flexible distance learning solutions designed to make learning accessible to anyone, anywhere. Founded in 1963 as a pilot for the Open University,...


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National Extension College

The Michael Young Centre
School House, Homerton Gardens
CB2 8EB Cambridge

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