International A-level Physics

Course Description

As well as playing an important role in many of the liberal arts disciplines, Physics contributes to society’s understanding of areas such as energy production, weather, medical science and space exploration. Furthermore, it also explores fundamental questions such as, ‘How did the universe start?’ and ‘What is a black hole?’

Academic success in Physics often offers a route to a rewarding and well-paid profession, along with a high level of job security. In our programme, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of the subject by applying the concepts learned to a range of practical and theoretical situations, set in a variety of contexts.

This Course at a Glance

  • Official International A-level subject awarded by Edexcel 
  • Level 3 qualification 
  • Open to International and Home student 
  • 56 UCAS tariff points
  • Achieve a qualification recognized by universities worldwide
  • Register today for September 2022 entry 
  • Blended learning (Self-studies + live online lessons)
  • Termly fee £850 group classes 

Assessment

Examination based. Assessment will take place either at a British Council office or an approved Edexcel Centre in your home country.

IASExaminationMarks
Unit 1: Mechanics and MaterialsWritten examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes 40% of the total IAS
20% of the total IAL
Unit 2: Waves and Electricity Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes 40% of the total IAS
20% of the total IAL
Unit 3: Practical Skills in Physics 1Written examination: 1 hour and 20 minutes 20% of the total IAS
10% of the total IAL

IA2ExaminationMarks
Unit 4: Further Mechanics; Fields; Particles Written examination: 1 hour and 45 minutes 40% of the total IA2
20% of the total IAL
Unit 5: Thermodynamics; Radiation; Oscillations; CosmologyWritten examination: 1 hour and 45 minutes 40% of the total IA2
20% of the total IAL
Unit 6: Practical Skills in Physics 2Written examination: 1 hour and 20 minutes 40% of the total IA2
20% of the total IAL

Course Duration 

International A-level in Physics  is a two-year program. During the two years of studies, students will have access to live online classes as well as they will have academic mentor support and, one to one subject support. 

Course Outcome 

Upon completion of the international A-level in Physics, students will achieve an Edexcel qualification ( providing that all exams have been completed and passed). The final certificate will allow students to apply to their chosen university. Students completing International A-Levels in physics  frequently progress into degree courses in engineering, computing, IT, Product Design etc. 

Entry requirements

  • Students are required to sit an internal math assessment. This will help tutors to have knowledge of the student’s abilities in the subject. 
  • Hold GCSE Maths or equivalent. 
  • Students whose English is not their first language, are required to either sit an internal English assessment or provide an English certificate at a min level B2 in all components. 

FAQs

What is included in the cost of the course?

  • Access to learning materials
  • Live online classes
  • One to one subject support
  • Weekly academic mentoring support 
  • Examination fee
  • University application support and guidance 

How many hours a week are students expected to study?

Students are required to undertake 5 hours of self-study per subject. In addition, students will also be required to attend 2 hours of live lessons per subjects

How does Oxford Online School work?

Oxford Online School is a fully recognized online school for the delivery of GCSE/IGCSE, A level, and International A-Level courses and examinations. It is also a co-educational school offering a blended full-time syllabus to students from all over the world including home students. 

What subjects are currently available at Oxford Online School?

Currently, we are offering: Economics; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics and Further Mathematics and Spanish A-level

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