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Chemistry A level at Carlton Academy

Course description

Chemistry is a vibrant and exciting subject. It is involved in everything around us - from the making of new materials to understanding biological systems, from the food we eat to the medicines which keep us healthy and from the quality of the water we drink, to keeping the air we breathe pure.

Course content

The course involves the study of organic and inorganic chemistry. It gives the knowledge required to study any type of Chemistry at university. The course is linear with AS being two units and full A Level being 4 units.

Popular topics include: atoms and groups, chains and energy resources, rings, analysis, equilibrium and energetics. The assessment is through both examinations and practical work.

Future opportunities

Chemistry can be used as an entry qualification for a wider variety of courses at higher education. These include traditional Chemical topics; Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacology, Physiotherapy, Sports Science, Environmental Science, Pharmaceutical drug representatives and so on.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years