Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

GCE Physics Specification

This specification aims to encourage students to:

  • develop their interest in and enthusiasm for physics;
  • begin to understand how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society;
  • develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works; and
  • develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of physics and how they relate to each other.