Edexcel International A Level Physics (XPH11).
Students need to complete the AS and the A2 in order to achieve an A level.
Students are entered for three additional examinations to complete the A level course. Unit 4, 5 and 6.
Unit 4 and Unit 5 have a duration of 1 hour 45 minutes and are marked out of 90. The papers may include multiple-choice, short open, open-response, calculations, and extended-writing questions.
Unit 6 has a duration of 1 hour 20 minutes and is marked out of 50. The paper may include short-open, open-response, calculations, and extended-writing questions.
The Unit 4 and 5 exams are worth 20% each of the International A level. Unit 6 is worth 10%.
Unit 1 AS level 20%
Uni 2 AS level 20%
Unit 3 AS level 10%
Unit 4 A2 level 20%
Unit 5 A2 level 20%
Unit 6 A2 level 10%
The content for A2 is split into 8 main teaching topics
- Further Mechanics
- Electric and Magnetic Fields
- Nuclear and Particle Physics
- Nuclear Decay
- Astrophysics and Cosmology
- Practical skills