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KS5 -Physics

This an A Level Course provided by the exam board OCR, we study Syllabus A

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-physics-a-h156-h556-from-2015/

A summary of the content for the A level course is as follows:

Module 1 – Development of practical skills in physics

1.1 Practical skills assessed in a written examination

1.2 Practical skills assessed in the practical endorsement

Module 2 – Foundations of physics

2.1 Physical quantities and units

2.2 Making measurements and analysing data

2.3 Nature of quantities

Module 3 – Forces and motion

3.1 Motion

3.2 Forces in action

3.3 Work, energy and power

3.4 Materials

3.5 Momentum

Module 4 – Electrons, waves and photons

4.1 Charge and current

4.2 Energy, power and resistance

4.3 Electrical circuits

4.4 Waves

4.5 Quantum physics

Module 5 – Newtonian world and astrophysics

5.1 Thermal physics

5.2 Circular motion

5.3 Oscillations

5.4 Gravitational fields

5.5 Astrophysics and cosmology

Module 6 – Particles and medical physics

6.1 Capacitors

6.2 Electric fields

6.3 Electromagnetism

6.4 Nuclear and particle physics

6.5 Medical imaging