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AQA A-Level Physics

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This book is designed to help students who are studying the AQA Specification A syllabus to understand the topics covered, as well as explaining the way in which questions are asked in exams and how they differ from other examining bodies. Edited for the new Syllabus - from 2016)

AS Topics

Measurements and their Errors

Use of SI Units

Limitation of Physical Measurements

Estimation of Physical Quantities

Particles and Radiation

Electromagnetic Radiation and Quantum Phenomena




Current Electricity

A2 Only Content

Further Mechanics

  • Circular Motion
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Forces Vibrations and Resonance

Thermal Physics


Electric Fields


Magnetic Fields

Comparison of Fields

Nuclear and Thermal Physics


Nuclear Energy

Optional Topics

Pupils study one of these:

Astronomy and Cosmology

Medical Physics

Applied Physics

Turning Points in Physics

General Resources