Physics gives learners an insight into the underlying nature of our world and its place in the universe. From the sources of the power we use, to the exploration of space, it covers a range of applications of the relationships that have been discovered through experiement and calculation, including those used in modern technology. An experimental and investigative approach is used to develop knowledge and understanding of physics concepts.
National 5 Physics is a one-year course designd to build on knowledge and understanding carried out at Standard Grade/National 4 level so as to lead on to Higher Grade Physics.
You must pass all of the units as well as the final exam.
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time along with other subjects
Further and higher education courses. The varied skills, knowledge and discipline that the course can provide will give students a good starting point for further training leading to careers in areas such as scientific research, teaching, engineering and radiology.
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This will take you to the full time Science Highers programme, to allow for flexibility in your choices of subjects/class times. However the way you want to study (e.g full time/part time/distance) will be updated following the interview.