Physics

Cambridge IGCSE®


Syllabus contents

Introduction

  • Why choose Cambridge?
  • Why choose Cambridge IGCSE?
  • Why choose Cambridge IGCSE Physics?
  • Cambridge ICE (International Certificate of Education)
  • How can I find out more?

Teacher support

  • Support materials
  • Resource lists
  • Training

Syllabus content at a glance

Assessment at a glance

Syllabus aims and assessment objectives

  • Syllabus aims
  • Assessment objectives
  • Scheme of assessment
  • Relationship between assessment objectives and components
  • Grade descriptions
  • Conventions (e.g. signs, symbols, terminology and nomenclature)

Syllabus content

Practical assessment

  • Paper 4: Coursework
  • Paper 5: Practical Test
  • Paper 6: Alternative to Practical

Appendix

  • Electrical symbols
  • Symbols, units and definitions of physical quantities
  • Safety in the laboratory
  • Glossary of terms used in science papers
  • Mathematical requirements
  • ICT
  • Presentation of data
  • Forms

Other information

Additional information for England, Wales and Northern Ireland

 

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Cambridge International AS and A Level


Syllabus contents

Introduction

  • Why choose Cambridge?
  • Why choose Cambridge International AS and A Level?
  • Why choose Cambridge International AS and A Level Physics?
  • Cambridge AICE (Advanced International Certificate of Education) Diploma
  • How can I find out more?

Teacher support

  • Support materials
  • Resource lists
  • Training

Assessment at a glance

Syllabus aims and assessment objectives

  • Aims
  • Assessment objectives
  • Weighting of assessment objectives
  • Additional information

Syllabus content

  • Structure of the syllabus
  • Subject content

Practical assessment

  • Introduction
  • Paper 3 – Advanced Practical Skills 1/2
  • Paper 5

Appendix

  • Safety in the laboratory
  • Mathematical requirements
  • Glossary of terms used in Physics papers
  • Summary of key quantities, symbols and units
  • Data and formulae
  • IT usage in Cambridge International A Level Physics

Other information

 

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