Pathways To Learning... Since 2005 Hong Kong Registered School 566985

In-Person or Online

Course Finder
Menu

A-LEVEL Physics

ITS Tutorial School has offered top A-level Physics support since 2005. We are the only tutorial school in Hong Kong also licensed to run the A-level exams by Pearson. You can take both International A-levels and some GCE subjects as well. Thousands of students have taken private tuition with our Biology tutors to date. You can either:



First Lesson Trial

Choose another A-level subject:

accounting biology business chemistry economics english language english literature geography history mathematics physics psychology spanish

Why choose Edexcel International A-level Physics?

This course aims to give you the skills to:

  • develop an enjoyment of Physics and its applications
  • understand the connection between theories and experiments
  • become an independent learner and a critical thinker
  • develop knowledge and understanding in Physics and its applications
  • understand how Physics interacts with society, philosophy, the economy and industry

This qualification is 100% externally assessed by examination and has a modular structure, with 2 exam sessions each year in January and May/June (not all subjects are available in each exam session). A table of the course structure can be found at the bottom of the page.

Why choose ITS for tuition or full time study ?
  • Value for money
  • Easy accessibility – all lessons can be taken either here at our school or online
  • Flexible learning – choose when, where and how you learn
  • Individualized for YOU – pick and choose from our add-on services according to your needs
  • Fully qualified and experienced teachers from an official centre
  • Latest specifications – we are an official centre for this qualification
  • Full support services – our counsellors can guide you through the course and on to the next step
  • The course content may be relevant to a variety of exams (SATII, IB, AQA, OCR, CIE) and school study. See the unit description for more detail on the content
What are the prerequisites of this course?

There are no prerequisites, but an I/ GCSE qualification in Physics may be useful.

What can I do with an A-level in Physics?

You can go on to university courses like an honours degree in Physics or related subjects, or choose to enter employment.

The skills learned by studying physics are relevant to many careers, such as applications engineer, data analyst, design engineer, Physics teacher, lab technician, laser engineer, optical engineer, software developer, systems analyst or web developer.

For more information on specific university requirements related to A-levels, please see our A-levels FAQ page.

For more information on applying to UK universities, see our UCAS page.

If you are an international student taking A-levels the basic offer is made for 3 A-level subjects. It is very important when choosing these subjects that you understand what options you will have for university when the time comes. ITS has a long-established, highly experienced counselling team who can help you make these decisions and plan your academic course. But to start with, try out this excellent tool from the Russel Group which helps you experiment with your subject choices. Then come and see us.

How is the course structured?

You can find the Edexcel course specification here.

The course consists of 6 Units – 3 IAS and 3 IA2 Units. The full International Advanced Level award consists of the three IAS units (Units 1, 2 and 3), plus three IA2 units (Units 4, 5 and either 6 or 7). The percentage of total IAL marks for each Unit is in brackets followed by the examination time.

IAS
Unit 1 Physics on the Go (20%) (1 hour 30 minutes)
Unit 2 Physics at Work (20%) (1 hour 30 minutes)
Unit 3 Exploring Physics (10%) (1 hour 20 minutes)

IA2
Unit 4 Physics on the Move (20%) (1 hour 35 minutes)
Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapse (20%) (1 hour 35 minutes)
Unit 6 Experimental Physics OR Unit 7 Physics Practical Examination (10%) 
(Unit 6: 1 hour 30 minutes) (Unit 7: 1 hour 20 minutes) 

Assessment 
Assessment in January and June

  • External assessment: written examination
  • Units 1, 2, 4 and 5 are 80 raw marks; Units 3 and 7 are 40 raw marks
  • Weighting: See above
  • Examination time: See above

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

ITS Sub-Pages Background
Share Now!
Facebook
LinkedIn
Mail