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Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade 5 or above with at least a grade 4 in GCSE English Language. You will also need a minimum of a grade 5 in GCSE Maths

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Full time


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2 academic years

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Key features and Benefits

  • New Blackburn Sixth Form
  • High Achievers Programme
  • 100% A-Level Physics pass rate
  • Industry Standard Scientific Laboratories

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Physics is one of the most exciting and interesting subjects you can study and it is crucial in understanding the world around us. Discoveries in physics have led to revolutionary inventions, including light bulbs, aeroplanes and the internet, and will certainly contribute to future technological innovations. Physicists study the universe from the smallest subatomic particles to the largest galaxies, combining imagination with systematic reasoning to unlock many of the universe’s secrets.

What will I study?

  • In the first year, you will study:

    • Development of practical skills in physics
    • Fundamental data analysis
    • Physics in action
    • Understanding processes

    In the second year, you will study:

    • Rise and fall of the clockwork universe
    • Field and particle physics

Entry Requirements

To study A-Level Accounting you will need 5 x C/4  grades at GCSE, one of which needs to be  GCSE English Language.  Please note that for A-Level Accounting you will need a grade B /5 in Maths.

How will I be assessed?

There are 2 written exams in year one and three written exams in year two alongside a series of practical endorsements.  

What can I do next?

Further Study at university in a wide range of Physics disciplines from the medical to the astronomical.

Physics is also a firm grounding for further study in Engineering, Electronics, Computing, Mathematics and other core Sciences. Physics is unrivalled at providing analytical skills, which are highly transferable to a wide range of other subjects.

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