Chemistry A Level Block B

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code C2
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course is designed to encourage students to develop an enthusiasm for chemistry, including practical skills, an understanding of concepts and principles, and the knowledge and skills for study at Higher Education.

Details

In the first year students will cover the basics of chemical reactions and also develop your practical skills.  You will also cover modules on topics such as the periodic table, energy changes and reaction rates, as well as learning the basics of organic chemistry. 
Students continue into a second year and cover topics which include: Quantitative chemistry, Enthalpy, Transition elements, Aromatic compounds, Polymers and Organic synthesis.

How will it be delivered?

At the end of the course students sit 3 written examinations, covering topics from both years. Students also receive a separately reported practical endorsement.

Entry requirements

5-5 in Science or a 5 in Chemistry plus 4 English and 5 Maths.

Your next steps...

You could take this course to prepare for Higher Education. With further training, you could go into a science related profession such as Doctor, Nurse, Material Scientist or Pharmacist. You could also go straight into a workplace with a recognised qualification that has helped you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers and industries are looking for.