A Level - A Levels

Start Date

5th September 2017

Course Duration

2 years


Full time


Newcastle Sixth Form College

Course Overview

A Level Physics allows students to appreciate how fundamental science works. It is problem solving on both the largest and the smallest scale imaginable.

Exam Board Information


Progression and Career Opportunities

Physics has been named as a facilitating subject by the Russell Group of universities, which means it can be useful for accessing a wide range of university courses.
Physics offers an infinite number of amazing career opportunities including; geophysicist/field seismologist, healthcare scientist, medical physics, research scientist (physical sciences), scientific laboratory technician, meteorologist, operational researcher, product/process development scientist, systems developer, technical author.
You can also move into engineering, astrophysics, chemical physics, nanotechnology, renewable energy and more - the opportunities are endless.

A Level Physics helped me prepare for my Bachelor’s degree, as it gave me the basic understanding of electronics which I was able to build upon at university.