Cambridge International A-Level Physics is an essential course for those planning to pursue a career in medicine, or work within engineering. While studying this course you will explore an understanding of the fundamental principles of the universe. Covering topics such as particles and radiation to electronics.


When can I start the courses? Right away.

How do I study the courses? Online.

Is there a tutor? Yes.

How long are the courses? 1 or 2 years (you decide).

Where can I read full course info? Full course information.

Can I spread the cost of my fees? Yes, we offer simple payment options with no interest.

Online Cambridge International A-Level Physics Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I study the course? Online.
Where can I study from? UK or International.
How long is the course? 1 or 2 years.
Are there entry requirements? No.
What certificate do I get? Cambridge International A-Level Physics
What can I do with the qualification? Study degree qualifications or higher level Diplomas.
What level is the course? Equivalent to Level 3 Diplomas, USA Advanced Placement Program, Matriculation Certificate.
Are exams included? No, Open College are an independent learning provider only. You will have to book these with a Cambridge International exam centre.
When can I start? At any time.

More Information

Your online Cambridge International A-Level Physics course will come with full tutor support for the length of your studies. You will have access through an online learning portal to all materials and information that you need to study and learn in preparation for your examinations.

The course materials have been specially written to enable students to self study the course. You can work through the syllabus at a pace and rate that suits you. Within the course, there is a combination of interactive elements, reading and self assessment questions for students to enjoy and work through as they progress their studies.

You can opt to study this A Level course over 1 year or 2. Fast tracking your learning is the best way to get your results quickly ready for University. If one year isn’t enough for your studies, you can extend your learning time for free.

Examinations for Cambridge International A-Level Physics are held every year in the June and November examination period. If you need more help or advice regarding studying this course, contact one of our helpful team for more assistance.

Cambridge International A-Level Physics Syllabus

This course will cover the following areas of study:

  • AS and A Level content
  1. Physical quantities and units
  2. Kinematics
  3. Dynamics
  4. Forces, density and pressure
  5. Work, energy and power
  6. Deformation of solids
  7. Waves
  8. Superposition
  9. Electricity
  10. D.C. Circuits
  11. Particle physics
  • A Level content
    1. Motion in a circle
    2. Gravitational fields
    3. Temperature
    4. Ideal gases
    5. Thermodynamics
    6. Oscillations
    7. Electric fields
    8. Capacitance
    9. Magnetic fields
    10. Alternating currents
    11. Quantum physics
    12. Nuclear physics
    13. Medical physics
    14. Astronomy and cosmology

A Level Physics works well with:

If you need more UCAS points to enable you to go to University, these A Levels work well with Physics:

Examination Information

  • Cambridge International A-Level examinations are available both in the UK and Internationally.
  • Examination period is available in June and November examination period.
  • Cambridge International A-Level Biology course code: 9702
  • Examination for the A-Level will need to be carried out at a registered Cambridge International examination centre.