A Level Chemistry
The AS and A-level chemistry courses have been designed to be a practical experience for students, with students following this course spending time doing both practical and theory work. The practical activities included will help the students to consolidate their understanding of the main aspects of Chemistry and prepare them with the skills required to study science at higher levels. Students will study, amongst many things, aspects of chemistry that are often seen in the media or that affect their lives; including green chemistry, pharmaceuticals and climate change. The course is designed to prepare students for progression either into higher education or employment and to develop their interest and enthusiasm in the subject. It also aims to help the students to appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how they contribute to the success of the economy and society, developing a deeper understanding of 'How Science Works' and how areas of the subject relate to each and the world around us.
Exam Board: Edexcel
Specific Course Entry Requirements:
In addition to the Minimum Entry Requirements you will need a GCSE grade B in Maths, Grade B in Core Science and Grade B in Additional Science
Grade B in Maths, Grade B in Chemistry and Grade B in Biology or Physics.
Additional Information: A/A* in Maths is preferred. Students are strongly advised to study AS Mathematics with Chemistry.