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Physics (Higher)

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Cardonald Campus

Content

This course will provide students with an in-depth study of Higher Physics topics, developing the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the exam through a mix of Tutor led teaching tutorial sessions, lab work and diagnostic testing. The course is suitable for individuals currently working towards Higher Physics which is a requirement for a wide range of University courses and careers.

Contents Include:

Our Dynamic Universe:
Motion; Forces, Energy and Power; Momentum; Gravitation, projectiles and satellites; Special Relativity;
The Expanding Universe.

Particles and Waves:
Electric Fields; Standard Mode; Nuclear Reactions; Waves; Spectra; Refraction of Light.

Electricity:
DC and AC circuits, series and parallel; Internal Resistance; Capacitors; semiconductors.
Uncertainties.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Physics, National 5 Maths beneficial.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Higher

Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Highers, National 4s and National 5s

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General