Interested in exploring the fundamental laws of the universe, from the tiniest of particles to vast star systems? Physics combines practical skills with theoretical ideas to develop descriptions of the physical universe, helps you to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills and allows you to investigate hot topics such as global warming and technology. Threaded throughout will be lots of opportunities to visit and speak with employers and universities and gain other amazing experiences such as trips to CERN and Jodrell Bank. From mechanics, electricity and theory of waves to gravitational, electrical and magnetic forces, Physics opens up a Universe of possibilities!
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5 GCSEs at grade 4-9 (A*-C) including English, plus Maths + 2 Science GCSEs at grade 6 (B)
The possibilities are endless after studying Physics; it is a great starting point for further study of natural science and engineering as well as medicine, radiography and even teaching. You could be a future environmental or computer scientist, the next Brian Cox or even a future astronaut. Teamed together with other subjects - science, engineering, business, IT or health you can find the right combination for a wealth of different careers.