ABOUT THE COURSE
Have you ever wondered…Can I help prevent climate change? How can I make my mobile phone battery last longer? Can I charge my mobile phone with a lemon? Why does wine turn to vinegar? Can I find a cure for the common cold?
If so, then A Level Chemistry will really suit you. From medical discoveries to microscopic organisms, chemistry is central to our understanding of the universe. A Level Chemistry will give you an exciting insight into the modern world of chemistry. You will cover the key concepts of chemistry with practical skills integrated throughout the course, using excellent lab facilities and equipment.
You will learn about how chemistry affects you and the impact it has on industry, which will equip you with the skills to investigate and solve problems in a range of contexts.
You will study topics including: the structure of the atom, bonding, energy changes during chemical reactions, organic chemistry, pH, rates of reaction and electrochemistry.
WHAT WE ADD
You will benefit from being taught in professional laboratories in a state-of-the-art chemistry department. You will learn how to manage your time effectively and work independently in preparation for further study or industry. You will also have the opportunity to attend seminars and hear from experts in the industry.
HOW CAN I STANDOUT WITH CHEMISTRY?
Chemistry is the perfect course if you want to go on to study subjects such as: medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, pharmacy, biochemistry and nursing. It is also a subject that provides excellent skills for other professions such as lawyers, financiers and economists.
– Must meet overall entry criteria for A Level study
– You will need a minimum grade 6 in Maths and a 6 in Science (core) and a 6 in Additional Science or GCSE Chemistry
– To follow a Science A Level Programme (one that includes any two of these courses: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths), you will need at least an average GCSE score of 5.5, plus a minimum GCSE grade 6 in Maths and a 6 in Science (Core) and 6 in Additional Science (or 6 in GCSE Biology/Chemistry/Physics)