Chemistry A Level *FEES PAYABLE* at Eastbourne College
The primary aim of studying chemistry is to stimulate us to think about the world around us and understand the properties of the materials within it. By studying the subject to an advanced level, you will improve your problem solving skills, apply your mathematical ability and develop precision in working with your hands. In dealing with potentially harmful substances, chemists learn to take responsibility for themselves and the welfare of others.
Careers in chemistry are everywhere. From space research to the depths of the world's oceans, chemists are involved in collecting vital information. This means that knowledge of Chemistry will give you a greater understanding of the world you live in and could lead to a career which is exciting and enjoyable with lots of variety and opportunities. Chemistry is a mathematical science and works well as a complementary choice to maths and any of the other sciences. You should consider AS level Chemistry if you are interested in a career as a chemist, doctor, veterinary scientist, pharmacist, dentist, biochemist, food scientist, chemical engineer or in accountancy, banking, law, pharmacology, forestry, agriculture, chemical research, analytical work, process control, quality control, the environment etc.
The AS level course is examined through 3 units. Units 1 (33%) and 2 (47%) are theory based, assessing fundamental concepts in physical, organic and inorganic chemistry. Unit 3 (20%) is an internal assessment of practical skills.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eastbourne College directly.