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Chemistry at Island Innovation VI Form Campus

Course description

This course has increased emphasis on

understanding and application, rather

than recall and this is evident from

the inclusion of a practical skills in

Chemistry unit at AS and A2. This course

will build on knowledge gained from

GCSE and has a natural progression. It

will develop you into an able chemist,

setting up the opportunity of taking the

next step to undergraduate studies.

Course content

AS units include:

Atoms, bonds and

groups, chains, energy and resources,

and practical skills in chemistry 1.


A2 units include:

Rings, polymers

and analysis, equilibria, energetics

and elements, and

practical skills in

chemistry 2.


Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE to include:

B grade in Chemistry at GCSE

(if triple science) BB in Double science.

B grade in Mathematics.

C in English.

Future opportunities

Chemistry will open the door to a

multitude of career options including

medicine, veterinary science, pharmacy

and forensic science to name a few. It

also offers the opportunity to continue

studying Chemistry at degree level. The

analytical and problem solving skills

learned whilst studying Chemistry are

also valuable for both further education

and employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Island Innovation VI Form Campus directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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