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Chemistry A Level at Sunderland College

Course description

This course is ideal if you are interested and intrigued by science and are keen to develop an understanding of the world of atoms, molecules and chemical reactions.

Course content

This course covers a range of topics including:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Practical Chemistry

 

Entry requirements

You’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including grade B (or above) in Chemistry, another Science subject and Mathematics.

If students have not studied separate science subjects then the course requires at least grade B in Core Science and grade B in Additional Science, as well as a grade B in Mathematics.

 

Assessment

On this course you will learn through theoretical lessons with practical work inside and outside of the classroom.

Future opportunities

A-level Chemistry opens the door to a range of careers in areas like pharmacy, medicine, nursing, radiography and even law.

The course will give you the scientific discipline needed to study higher education science at Sunderland College or university or get an entry level position in the industry.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sunderland College directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016
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    • Bede Campus is located just outside Sunderland city centre on Durham Road.

      It provides an excellent learning environment for academic and vocational courses including new state of the art science labs and a dedicated learning resource centre with internet café, helping ensure the quality of our education is matched by our facilities.

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      Bede Campus also features three on-site cafe including the brand new refectory and a Starbucks in the new Visual and Performing Arts building for all students.