You study Physics to extend your understanding of the world in which you live.

Physics is an enquiry-based discipline and you develop practical and investigational skills as well as knowledge and understanding.

This gives time for more detailed study of scientific knowledge and for development of the skills of scientific enquiry essential to this subject.

You study a range of topics that include:

  • Mechanics

  • Light, sound & waves

  • Heat

  • Electricity & magnetism

  • Nuclear physics & radioactivity

  • Space