A Level Physics

Physicists explore the fundamental nature of almost everything we know of. They probe the furthest reaches of the universe to study the smallest pieces of matter. Physics is crucial to understanding the world around you; it is about how everything around you works.

Subject Details
Exam Board OCR (A)
Do I need to have studied the subject at GCSE? Yes
Are there specific entry requirements?

Grade 7 in GCSE Physics (or 7/7 in Combined Science) and grade 7 or above in GCSE Mathematics.

What is the assessment format? 3 exams taken in the summer of Year 13.
Any particular subject combinations recommended Mathematics. Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Computer Science also work well with Physics and are useful for those wanting to pursue physics at a top university.