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CHEMISTRY GCE A2 LEVEL (OCR) at Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Course description

A2 Level units: Unit 4: Rings, Polymers and Analysis Unit 5: Equilibria, Energetics and Elements Unit 3: Practical skills

Entry requirements

At least D in AS Chemistry

Future opportunities

Chemistry continues to be the central subject for medicine and many science based courses. A qualification in Chemistry may lead to the following careers: chemistry, biochemistry, dentistry, engineering, accountancy, nursing, pharmacology, medicine, law, environmental science, food and drug industries, geosciences, sports science, management consultancy, veterinary science and forensic science.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. 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 Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Durham Johnston Comprehensive School directly.

Last updated date: 18 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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