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A2 Level Chemistry at Nether Stowe School

Course description

AQA A Level Chemistry -  2 year course 

Course content

The course will include the study of:

1) Atomic structure

2) Amount of substance

3) Bonding

4) Energetics

5) Kinetics

6) Chemical equilibria and Le Chatelier's principle

7) Oxidation, reduction and redox equations

8) Thermodynamics

9) Rate equations

10) Equilibrium constant Kc for homogeneous systems

11) Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells

12) Acids and bases

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in GCSE Chemistry and Grade 5 or above in GCSE Maths


Paper 1: Written exam (2hrs)

Paper 2: Written exam (2hrs)

Paper 3: Written exam (2hrs)

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which overlap with Chemistry such as Biology, Applied Science, Physics, Geography, Geology or more general subjects that may not relate to the sciences, to prepare for higher education. With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist. The course will also help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Staffordshire Young People's Services Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nether Stowe School directly.

Last updated date: 26 January 2017
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