A-Level Physics Distance Learning Course by Oxbridge

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A-Level Physics Distance Learning Course by Oxbridge
A-Level Physics Distance Learning Course by Oxbridge
A-Level Physics Distance Learning Course by Oxbridge


Fascinated by the world around you and find yourself wondering about its intricate workings? A-level Physics is your gateway to deciphering these enigmas, ranging from massive galactic phenomena to minuscule atomic particles! This comprehensive A-Level Physics course delves into everything from Newton's gravitational law to electromagnetic wave frequencies and planetary orbits, equipping you with a robust understanding of physics, priming you for advanced studies.

Our A-Level Physics course unveils how physical science shapes our society and operates within the world. This programme imparts a myriad of skills including data interpretation, investigative techniques, and evaluation, all of which are transferable to any future career. It is an extension of the concepts and skills developed in GCSE Physics and is also suitable for those with a GCSE Additional Science course or equivalent.

This home-study course is aligned with the new AQA A-Level Physics syllabus, specially crafted for online study at your own pace. Enjoy unlimited tutor support, a clear induction, and well-structured assignments that aid in cultivating the necessary skills and knowledge for your examination. You also get guaranteed access to one of our exam centres for your final A-Level examinations if you are in the UK.

Benefits of this course include:

  • A brand-new course aligned with the latest specification and enriched with dynamic and engaging content
  • The option for a fast track (for exams in 2022)
  • Access to a network of partnership exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)
  • Unlimited tutor support – personalised study plan and constant assistance
  • Exam pass guarantee (We support you until you pass)

As the foundational science, physics spans studies from cosmic objects to infinitesimal atomic particles.

 About the awarding body

  • Awarding body: AQA
  • Our course code: X906
  • Qualification code: 7408
  • Official Qualification Title: A-Level Physics

AQA qualifications are internationally recognised, taught in 30 countries, highly valued by employers and universities, and enable students to progress to the next phase of their lives. AQA qualifications cater to a range of abilities and include GCSEs, IGCSEs and A-levels.

⏱ Study Hours

Allocate between 250 and 300 hours for study | plus additional time for completing assignments. 

👩‍🏫 Study Method

Our course is delivered via our immersive online learning platform. You also have the option to print learning materials. The resources encompass a range of media including videos, quizzes, and interactive activities. 

📆 Course Duration

The course spans up to 24 months from the date of enrolment. You will receive your login details for our MyOxbridge portal where learning materials will be accessible.

📋 Assessment

Enrolments for examinations from Summer 2022 are now open.

Official exams

Completion of three standard A-Level written exams is required.

  • Paper 1: 2 hours, 34% of A-Level, 85 marks.
  • Paper 2: 2 hours, 34% of A-Level, 85 marks.
  • Paper 3: 2 hours, 32% of A-Level, 80 marks.

The exams will comprise multiple choice, short answer questions, data analysis and extended response questions.

We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our countrywide exam centres. We also offer an exam pass guarantee. If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you free to your next exams.


You’ll need to complete various assignments during your course. Although these do not contribute to your final grade, they provide an opportunity for tutor feedback and to monitor your progress. They may be used to produce predicted grades if required.

Practical endorsements

Certain students, such as those pursuing medicine at university, may need to complete a practical endorsement as part of their qualification. If this is required for your chosen area of study, it can be arranged through our examination partners, Tutors & Exams.

👩‍🎓 Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this home study course, you will receive an A-Level in Physics, issued by AQA. This certificate is identical to those issued to students at any other educational institution.

Our chosen syllabus (7408) is best suited to online learning and we believe it offers the best chance of success.

ℹ️ Additional Information

Official Qualification Title - A-Level Physics

Difficulty - Level 3

Entry requirements - A strong recommendation to have studied Physics to GCSE or equivalent level before starting this course.

UCAS Points - 56

Course Content:

This comprehensive course covers:

Particles and Radiation: Get to grips with the fundamental properties of matter.

Waves: Understand wave phenomena and their characteristics, properties, and applications.

Force, Energy, and Momentum: Cover scalars, vectors, straight lines, motion, displacement, velocity, acceleration, Newton's laws, momentum, and work, energy, and power.

Electricity: Develop practical skills related to circuits and electrical applications.

Further Mechanics and Thermal Physics: Dive into advanced mechanics, thermal properties of materials, ideal gases, and the molecular kinetic theory.

Fields and their Consequences: Understand gravitation, electrostatics, and magnetic field theory.

Nuclear Physics: Learn about nuclear power, unstable nuclei, and the connection between energy and mass.

Medical Physics: Balance between risk and benefits in the uses of radiation in medicine.

Exam Preparation: Get ready to ace your final exams.


  • On-Demand Course

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there any exam fees?
    Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details.
  • Is there a required reading list?
    Yes, you can find out more by clicking here.
  • Is this the same qualification as from a traditional School or College?
    Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.
  • Tell me about my Tutor Support?
    You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide that will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
  • Are there any additional costs?
    You will need to pay separately for your final examinations.

    There may also be additional costs involved in arranging your practical assessment preparation.

  • Where can I sit my exams?
    We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.
  • What do I do if I still have questions?
    Please check our main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!
  • What if I live outside the UK?

    That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

About Oxbridge


Home learning should be just as fun and rewarding as it is enlightening and educational. That’s why we design our courses through the eyes of the learner, to best suit your preferences and requirements. Studying with award-winning course materials and unlimited tutor support, you’ll graduate with a fully accredited qualification that will fulfil all your career and aspirational needs.

 We have a 97% A-level pass rate, with 33% of all Oxbridge students achieving A or above

 Based in the UK but teaching students all over the world, we push the boundaries of education to ensure our services are at the forefront of distance learning. We work with renowned Awarding Bodies to secure fully accredited qualifications and have some of the best designers producing award-winning learning materials.

From your first enquiry, we provide specialist advice to identify the most relevant course for you to reach your personal or professional goals. Once enrolled, you’ll have access to your course in any format you prefer, whether that’s online or paper-based. Our dedicated team is 100% committed to helping you because we care about making a difference. There’s a reason we have a 97% pass rate and 5* Gold Trust Feefo Award.

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We know you’re busy and have all kinds of commitments. That's why distance learning is designed to work on your terms, around your life, and courses are adapted to suit your personal learning style.

You can study at your own pace. Work in any location. Learn in any format on any device. Arrange a call with tutors whenever you need to chat. With no rigid timescales, no classrooms, and no fighting for your tutor’s attention, it’s personal 1-to-1 support.

Whether you’re a mum of two, working nightshifts or newly retired, Oxbridge can help you get the education and skills needed to transform your life. You’ll have unlimited tutor support from subject experts. They’re knowledgeable educators who are always ready to answer your questions and support you every step of the way.

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