Physics

International A-levels

What is International A Level?

The International A Levels are the most commonly studied curriculum around the world. They are based on the UK high school education system and are adapted for a global student base.

In Year 12 students move on to the A Levels that are further broken down into two parts: the AS Level, called “Advanced Subsidiary”, (usually done in Year 12) and A2 Level (typically done in Year 13). Traditionally, students take 4-5 AS Level subjects and then go on to take 3-4 of those subjects at the A2 Level.

TYPICAL AGE RANGE

The International GCSE classes course is suitable for students 16-18 years old. In some countries students divide studies over two years.

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

The A Level courses can be taken as a full-time or part-time option along with other subjects. Students can also take a combination of levels at CGA.

EXAM

AS Level: 3 units total Two units of 1 hour 30 minutes and 80 marks each One unit of 1 hour 20 minutes and 50 marks A Level: 6 units total Two units of 1 hour 30 minutes and 80 marks each Two units of 1 hour and 45 minutes and 90 marks each Two units of 1 hour 20 minutes and 50 marks each External assessment for all units offered three times a year

Basis of what you will learn in A Level Physics

Students will study Mechanics & Materials; Waves & Electricity; Fields & Particles; Thermodynamics, Radiation, Oscillations & Cosmology; and Practical Skills. Students will learn essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other. They will get a deep appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of scientific methods.

POTENTIAL CAREER OPTIONS

  • Metallurgist
  • Meteorologist
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Radiation protection practitioner
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STUDENTS

A class of diverse, international students and a community of like-minded peers.
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COUNTRIES

A 24/7 global timetable to suit multiple timezones worldwide.
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