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Chemistry A2 Level at Grantham College

Course description

This is the A Level Chemistry course run in conjunction with AQA.

Course content

Year 2 At A2 Level the specification develops the concepts of physical chemistry introduced at AS. The units studied are as follows:

  • CHM 3 - Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic Chemistry This unit develops the concepts of physical chemistry introduced at AS. 1hour 45minute exam
  • CHM 4 - Energetics, Redox and Inorganic Chemistry 1hour 45minute exam
  • CHM 5 - Investigative and Practical Skills - Internal Assessment. (coursework)

Entry requirements

GCSE (Grade B or above) in Maths and Science (Double Award), or Chemistry at Grade B or above. There is an initial test to determine your readiness to begin this course. You should seek guidance before enrolment. A minimum of 40% is required in a pre - test.


Examination Board: AQA Full specification and specimen assessment materials may be found at using the specification finder tool.

Year two: Students will undertake two written examinations in June. Another coursework practical will also be done. Again credit will be given for practicals undertaken in class.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

Students may progress to further and higher education in chemistry, medicine, biochemistry and other related sciences.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 November 2016
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