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What is a physics course?

These courses are short academic programmes ideal for those who want to brush up on their physics skills at any level. With the constant help of professional tutors, you will be extensively guided through numerous modules that will fully prepare you with all the tools you will need to master your upcoming A-Level examination!

Throughout, you will also get the opportunity to work on individual assignments, as well as take part in group work and discussions, during which key aspects of physics will be covered. The ultimate aim of this approach is to provide you with a more shared idea on the subject, whilst at the same time having the opportunity to give and receive valuable feedback.

When it comes to the final grades, a formal assessment is carried out on the aforementioned practical work as well as theory, which customarily takes the form of a computer-based examination.

Why should you take up a physics course?

If you're aiming to improve your physics skills then you're in the right place! Signing up to a physics course will not simply help you improve your knowledge in the subject, but will also help you to ace that upcoming A-Level exam.

You should most definitely consider taking up one of these courses if you:

  • Are preparing for an exam
  • Need help to tackle and understand certain topics
  • Want to refresh and enhance your skills
  • Want to have a better grasp on the whys and hows of the science
  • Need to build your overall confidence when it comes to writing (academic-standard) physics essays as well as working with phenomena and equations 

What and how will you learn throughout these physics courses?

Applying to one of these physics courses comes with plenty of benefits that will undoubtedly enhance your scientific skills and overall confidence when it comes to understanding and applying certain theories in practice. Through meticulous individual attention and guidance as well as plenty of practical work, tutors will help you to familiarise yourself well with the subject, become more comfortable, and improve your work through feedback and constructive criticism, allowing your knowledge to prosper.

The outline of these physics courses will be comprised of several key areas which will teach you all there is to know about the area, and collectively, will get you all geared up and ready for your exam! The content covered will be split accordingly:

  1. Development of Practical Skills in Physics
  2. Foundations of Physics
  3. Forces and Motion
  4. Electricity
  5. Waves
  6. Energy Resources and Energy Transfers
  7. Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  8. Magnetism and Electromagnetism
  9. Radioactivity and Particles
  10. Astrophysics
  11. Forces and Motion
  12. Electrons, Waves, and Photons
  13. Newtonian World and Astrophysics
  14. Particles and Medical Physics

Besides fully preparing you for your upcoming A-Level examination, enroling for one of these courses will also introduce you to several possible careers in the field of physics, some of which include:  

  • Acoustic consultant
  • Geophysicist
  • Healthcare scientist
  • Higher education lecturer
  • Meteorologist
  • Radiation protection practitioner
  • Research scientist (physical sciences)
  • Secondary school teacher

What study options are available for physics courses?

Physics courses can be found all over the UK. You can either study in a classroom at a college or university, or you can choose to study online - whichever suits you best.


A classroom course will take place at a designed time and location. This is a great option for the individual who wants to take training into their own hands or a small business who just needs to have a few employees trained.


Online training is an option for those who favor flexibility. Individuals can participate in the course at their own pace and on their own time.

From introductory courses to more advanced programmes, you will find anything you might need that ideally suits you!

How much does a physics course cost? 

Fees for these courses differ greatly, so you shouldn't hesitate to sign up, even if you are on a limited budget − we have a course at any price point!

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