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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.

Course Info

Level
Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
A Levels
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Location
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
04/09/2017
Course Length
33 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at grade C or above however you will need a Grade B in Maths, English and Double Science, or a Grade B in your chosen Single Science subject.

Delivery and Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of question papers requiring either short or extended answers. You will also be assessed on your practical skills.

Progression

Successful completion of the course will open up many opportunities including university, apprenticeships and a wide choice of career paths.

Career Opportunities

  • Analytical chemist Chemical engineer Healthcare scientist
  • clinical biochemistry Forensic scientist Pharmacologist Research scientist (physical sciences) Toxicologist Chemist