IB Physics (both HL and SL)

  • Course level: Physics
  • Categories IB


Adhering to the overarching theme of Nature of Science, this IB Physics programme is aimed at encouraging students to appreciate scientific enquiry and gain sufficient knowledge in Physics – its methods and  techniques. This course synthesizes scientific information to develop a critical awareness in the field of Physics.

What Will I Learn?

  • Mastery of core curriculum topics
  • Unique question-specific strategies
  • Exam techniques practiced through extensive question practice and personalised feedback
  • Time management strategies
  • An applied understanding and appreciation of the subject beyond the syllabus
  • Lifelong subject and interdisciplinary skills
  • How to achieve excellent grades

Topic Areas

Measurements and uncertainties


Thermal physics


Electricity and magnetism

Circular motion and gravitation

Atomic, nuclear and particle physics?

Energy production


Ideal For

This course is designed for Grades 11 and 12 students studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP). The course is suitable for students studying this subject at either a higher level (HL) or standard level (SL).