Solway College Solway College

Level 3 Physics

Course Description

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Recommended Prior Learning

To take Year 13 Physics you need to have Achieved in at least two external achievement standards in year 12 Physics.

Year 13 Physics

Physics is the study of matter, energy, and the interactions between them. In this course,you will learn about light and waves, motion and energy and electromagnetism as well as atomic and basic quantum physics. Practical investigations will provide you with opportunities to experience how scientists study physics in the real world. This course is an approved UE course

Endorsement in Physics requires students to obtain a minimum of 14 Credits and at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards at either Merit or Excellence level. 

Course Overview

Term 1
AS91524 Demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems 6 credits

AS91521 Carry out a practical investigation to test a physics theory relating two variables in a non-linear relationship 4 credits

Term 2
Complete AS91521

AS91523 Demonstrate understanding of waves systems 4 credits

Term 3
AS91525 Demonstrate understanding of modern physics 3 credits
AS91522 Demonstrate understanding of the application of physics to a selected context 3 credits

Term 4

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