A Level Physics 7408

About A Level Physics 7408 Syllabus

These qualificationsare linear. Linear means that students will sit all the AS exams at the end of their AS course and all the A-level exams at the end of their A-level course.

Subject content

Core content

  • 1 Measurements and their errors
  • 2 Particles and radiation
  • 3 Waves
  • 4 Mechanics and materials
  • 5 Electricity
  • 6 Further mechanics and thermal physics
  • 7 Fields and their consequences
  • 8 Nuclear physics

Options

  • 9 Astrophysics
  • 10 Medical physics
  • 11 Engineering physics
  • 12 Turning points in physics
  • 13 Electronics

AS

Assessments

Paper 1
What’s assessed

Sections 1 – 5

Assessed
  • written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 70 marks
  • 50% of AS
Questions

70 marks of short and long answer questions split by topic.

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Paper 2
What’s assessed

Sections 1 – 5

Assessed
  • written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 70 marks
  • 50% of AS
Questions

Section A: 20 marks of short and long answer questions on practical skills and data analysis

Section B: 20 marks of short and long answer questions from across all areas of AS content

Section C: 30 multiple choice questions

A-level

Assessments

Paper 1
What’s assessed

Sections 1 to 5 and 6.1 (Periodic motion)

Assessed
  • written exam: 2 hours
  • 85 marks
  • 34% of A-level
Questions

60 marks of short and long answer questions and 25 multiple choice questions on content.

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Paper 2
What’s assessed

Sections 6.2 (Thermal Physics), 7 and 8

Assumed knowledge from sections 1 to 6.1

Assessed
  • written exam: 2 hours
  • 85 marks
  • 34% of A-level
Questions

60 marks of short and long answer questions and 25 multiple choice questions on content.

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Paper 3
What’s assessed

Section A Compulsory section: Practical skills and data analysis

Section B: Students enter for one of sections 9, 10, 11, 12 or 13

Assessed
  • written exam: 2 hours
  • 80 marks
  • 32% of A-level
Questions

45 marks of short and long answer questions on practical experiments and data analysis.

35 marks of short and long answer questions on optional topic.

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