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Chemistry at Droitwich Spa High School

Course description

Chemistry is an essential choice of subject for those considering following courses and careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Forensic Science and Veterinary Science. It is strongly recommended for those who wish to go on and study Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical engineering, Material Science, Astronomy, Food Science, Engineering and many related courses and careers.

AS Units:
Unit 1 - Foundation Chemistry
Unit 2 - Chemistry in action
Unit 3 - Investigative and Practical Skills

A2 Units:
Unit 4 - Kinetics, Equilibria and Oganic Chemistry
Unit 5 - Energetics, Redox and Inorganic chemistry
Unit 6 - Investigative and analytical skills in A2 chemistry

Entry requirements

This course is really only suitable for candidates who studied the higher tier at GCSE, you should have achieved a minimum of;

* GCSE Double Science grade C or

* GCSE Chemistry grade C and

* GCSE Mathematics grade C However we recommend a grade B if you are to cope with the rigours of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Droitwich Spa High School directly.

Last updated date: 02 June 2014

Key information

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