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September 2020
2 Years
Course code ALCHEAD1LC

Chemistry, A Level

What will I do on this course?

You will study the principles of chemistry and how it relates to real life. You will also develop your practical skills using your second year to build on the foundations created during year one. Practical sessions include the synthesis of common compounds such as aspirin.

The course is made up of the following modules: foundations in chemistry, periodic table and energy, core organic chemistry, physical chemistry and transition elements, and organic chemistry and analysis.

How will I be assessed?

You will sit exams in your second year. You will also receive a pass or fail grade for skills developed in practical work.

What could I do after this course?

You could apply for a science or engineering-based course at university. Chemistry is also an essential requirement for subjects such as medicine, veterinary science and dentistry. you could also progress to University Centre Weston degrees such as Public and Environmental Health, Biological Laboratory Sciences or Engineering.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English, and grade 6 or above in core and additional science and maths.

Course Level

Level 3

Category & Subject Area

A Levels Courses for 16 to 18-year-olds

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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