Course Information

Course Description

The Physics course aims to develop learners' knowledge, understanding, and skills in various aspects including in-depth subject content, independent thinking, applying knowledge to new situations, evaluating different information sources, logical thinking, making judgments and decisions, and effective communication in English. This two-year fully online programme builds upon the skills acquired at Cambridge IGCSE (or equivalent) level, providing a strong foundation in theoretical concepts, current applications of physics, and advanced practical skills. The course emphasizes understanding concepts, applying physics ideas in different contexts, and nurturing creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Course Objectives

The course's objectives are to enable students to acquire knowledge, understanding, and practical skills efficiently, accurately, and safely. They will learn to apply the scientific method, develop skills in data analysis and evaluation, and draw informed conclusions. The course aims to foster scientific attitudes such as objectivity, integrity, curiosity, initiative, and inventiveness. Additionally, students will develop effective scientific communication skills using appropriate terminology and conventions. The course also emphasizes students' responsibility towards others and the environment and aims to instill a genuine interest in physics that may lead to further study.

Course Outline

Throughout the course, students will study the following topics:

  • Physical quantities and units
  • Kinematics
  • Dynamics
  • Forces, density, and pressure
  • Work, energy, and power
  • Deformation of solids
  • Waves
  • Superposition
  • Electricity
  • D.C. circuits
  • Particle physics
  • Practical Skills


Student Acquisitions

By successfully completing this course, students will acquire in-depth subject knowledge, critical thinking skills, proficiency in practical applications, scientific inquiry and analysis abilities, effective scientific communication skills, and a sense of responsibility towards society and the environment. The course aims to foster a genuine interest and enjoyment in the subject and provide a solid foundation for future studies in physics or related disciplines at the university level.

Learning Methodologies

The course adopts a range of learning methodologies to facilitate students' understanding and engagement. These include interactive online lectures, virtual experiments and simulations, problem-solving exercises, data analysis tasks, collaborative projects, and regular assessments to track progress. Students will have access to comprehensive study materials, resources, and dedicated support from experienced tutors, ensuring a rich and fulfilling learning experience.