Chemistry: A Level (Facilitating)
The AS/A Level Chemistry course is designed to prepare students for careers in chemistry and related disciplines. It has a high practical content, relevant to skills needed in industry.
You will enjoy this course if you want to study a subject that:
- Develops your ability to use practical techniques to investigate chemistry
- Allows you to observe and use trends in the behaviour of substances
- Encourages you to solve chemical problems using mathematical techniques
- Allows you to solve chemical problems using chemical techniques
- Encourages you to study the application of chemistry in selected fields, together with their social and economic aspects
AS Level Stand Alone Qualification
Paper 1: Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Paper 2: Core Organic and Physical Chemistry
A Level Qualification
Paper 1: Advanced Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Paper 2: Advanced Organic and Physical Chemistry
Paper 3: General and Practical Principles in Chemistry. Synoptic questions focused on any topics listed and assess conceptual and theoretical understanding of experimental methods from the core practicals.
A minimum B Grade Double Award GCSE, or B grade in GCSE Triple Science Chemistry
Students who have completed Chemistry A Level usually enter university to study biochemistry, forensics, veterinary, toxicology, medicine and related degrees such as nursing and dentistry, pharmacy, psychology and food and nutrition.
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