Physics (Edexcel)

Minimum entry criteria

BB in Science - including particular specialism

Board

EDEXCEL

Outline of the Course

AS Level:

  • Topic 1: Working as a Physicist
  • Topic 2: Mechanics
  • Topic 3: Electric Circuits
  • Topic 4: Materials
  • Topic 5: Waves and the Particle Nature of Light

A2 Level:

  • Topic 6: Further Mechanics
  • Topic 7: Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Topic 8: Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Topic 9: Thermodynamics
  • Topic 10: Space
  • Topic 11: Nuclear Radiation
  • Topic 12: Gravitational Fields
  • Topic 13: Oscillations

Assessment  

Paper

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

1

Core/Advanced Physics 1

1h30/1h45

50%

30%

2

Core/Advanced Physics 2

1h30/1h45

50%

30%

3

Advanced Physics 3

2h30

 

40%

 

 

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