Physics (Edexcel)

Minimum Entry Criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Physics

May be accepted on the course: 6 in Physics and 7 in Maths

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

  • Unit 1: Working as a Physicist
  • Unit 2: Mechanics
  • Unit 3: Electric Circuits
  • Unit 4: Materials
  • Unit 5: Waves and the Particle Nature of Light
  • Unit 6: Further Mechanics
  • Unit 7: Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Unit 8: Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Unit 9: Thermodynamics
  • Unit 10: Space
  • Unit 11: Nuclear Radiation
  • Unit 12: Gravitational Fields
  • Unit 13: Oscillations

Assessment

 

Type of Assessment

Duration

Weighting

1

Core/Advanced Physics 1

1 hour 45 minutes

30%

2

Core/Advanced Physics 2

1 hour 45 minutes

30%

3

Advanced Physics 3

2 hours 30 minutes

40%