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A-Level Physics Course – AQA

A-Level Physics Course 

Complete this course from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world.

Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days.

There are no set term times and no enrolment dates.

For those students with aspirations of moving into further education in the near future then an A-Level course provides the ideal platform to build from.

Acknowledged and recognised worldwide an A-Level in any subject on your CV speaks volumes.

This Physics A-Level Course specification provides a seamless transition to A-Level from previous studies and develops students’ interest and enthusiasm for physics.

The specification provides a wide range of opportunities to develop How Science Works by linking the general criteria on the nature of science to specific topics throughout the specification.


Qualification: A-Level Physics
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: Yes
Awarding Body: AQA
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support
UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 9 units of study in total as listed below.

Measurement & their errors
Particles and Radiation
Waves
Mechanics and Materials
Electricity
Further Mechanics and Thermal Physics
Fields and their consequences
Nuclear Physics
Astrophysics

View Official AQA specification here

Entry Requirements

There are no previous qualifications required to register for this course.

Course Duration

This course comes with 24 months of support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 360 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 700 Hours

Tutors & Support

All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this, you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.

Assessment

To achieve the full Physics A-Level you will be assessed across the nine topics and 12 practical assessments. All units will be assessed by four paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:

Paper 1:
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Assessment format: A mixture of short and long answer questions and multiple-choice questions

Paper 2:
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Assessment format: A mixture of short and long answer questions and multiple-choice questions

Paper 3:
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Assessment format: A mixture of short and long answer questions

Practical Assessment:

You will need to be observed by an examination centre to demonstrate your ability in a range of areas. You are required to complete 12 practical skills. These practicals are usually held in spring

Examination Fees

As a private candidate, it is the students responsibility to arrange their own examinations and practical assessment if required. This is not part of the service offered by UK Open College. 

This should be done prior to enrolment with us. It is your responsibility to ensure you have the necessary arrangements in place & confirmed.

Fees for these services can vary hugely from centre to centre. It may be worth travelling out of area. (It’s worth it)
You can view a list of official AQA approved examination centres here 

The later you leave it to arrange, the more expensive it can be. At times, it can be impossible to arrange so plan ahead. (6 months minimum recommended)

Your contract with us is for the course and support only. We will not refund you outside of the 14 day cooling off period if you have not confirmed these arrangements with your selected centre.

Enquire & confirm with your chosen centre, do not leave it to chance!

Payments plans - Guaranteed acceptance*

Select whether to pay in full upon enrolment or opt to pay a deposit and spread the cost with our Interest free payment plan.  *Guaranteed acceptance for those who meet the following conditions:

Aged 18 and above (Maximum age 75)
Permanent resident in the UK
Be able to provide 3 years of address history from the UK
Have a UK bank account that accepts direct debits
Hold a valid UK credit or debit card

Please note: We do not carry out credit checks

Alternative payment plans may be available for those that do not meet these conditons. Please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to assist on 0121 792 3872.

Applicants choosing the monthly option will be required to complete and sign a financial agreement for the remaining payments.  All payments to be set up via direct debit.  We are only able to set up monthly payments for students resident in the UK. 

Please note: Once a payment plan is set up, you are liable to pay the course fees in full whether you complete the course or not.  Please ensure the monthly repayments are affordable before agreeing to any payment plan offered.

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14 Day Money Back Guarantee

Once received at your requested delivery address, you have 14 days to ensure this course meets your needs and requirements. If for any reason you are not happy, simply return your course pack unused for a refund.*

*Minus postage. An admin fee is deducted from any deposit refunded if a finance plan is arranged and then cancelled.

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