AQA AS Level Physics (7407)
Students are entered for two examinations for the IAS level Paper 1 and Paper 2.
Each paper has a duration of 1 hour 30 minutes and is marked out of 70. Paper 1 is made up of short and long response questions split by topic. Paper 2 is made up of three sections:
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
Each paper is worth 50% of the AS level qualification.
The content is split into 5 main teaching topics:
- 1 Measurements and their errors
- 2 Particles and radiation
- 3 Waves
- 4 Mechanics and materials
- 5 Electricity