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Chemistry A Level

Level 3 - Advanced

Chemistry A Level

A Level Chemistry combines theory with practical experience, encouraging imaginative critical and logical thinking for problem solving.

The course requires you to have analytical powers and academic rigour and is therefore respected in a number of unrelated career paths like law, accountancy and economics where such qualities are valued. The course includes structure and bonding, the periodic table, formulae, equations, energetics, inorganic and organic chemistry. You will learn via practical work, videos, discussions, presentations, group activities and lectures and will need good numeracy skills.



Sutton Coldfield College



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* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 34 Weeks

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above in academic subjects, with grade 6/B in GCSE English Language & GCSE maths, and grade 66/BB in either Dual Award Science or two Science subjects including Chemistry.

This two-year course is assessed by written examination at the end of two years of study, with a range of practical assessments (PAGs) also being completed through the course in order to also gain the Practical Endorsement which is essential for onward progression to Science based degrees.

Chemistry is as an essential requirement for progression on to many science-based degree courses, including veterinary science, medicine, pharmacy, forensics and chemical engineering. A level chemistry is also a desirable qualification for a variety of employers, particularly in the fields of science and technology.

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