Chemistry A Level at Christopher Whitehead Language College
As an A/AS Level Chemistry student you will further develop the practical skills gained at G.C.S.E. You will also undertake topics such as: Foundations in chemistry including bonding, acid-base and redox reactions; periodic table (group 2 elements, plus halogens and transition metals) and energy including qualitative analysis; core organic chemistry; physical chemistry; advanced organic chemistry and analysis.
Students of A/AS Level Chemistry generally leave the course with the ability to recognise, recall and show understanding of specific chemical facts, terminology, principals, concepts and practical ability. The A Level Chemistry course will show students how to use information with the view of interpreting phenomena and effects of chemical principles, as well as presenting arguments and ideas in a logical, clear manner.
Minimum GCSE Additional Science B grade
or GCSE Chemistry B grade; preferred A/A* in sciences
GCSE Mathematics B grade
Possible career and course options available to you with an A Level Chemistry qualification include: medicine, pharmacy, veterinary science, chemistry, biochemistry, food science/nutrition and forensic science.
Other career options include: biological/engineering, optical management, optometry, microbiology, natural sciences, pharmacology, software engineering and physiology. All of which require A Level Chemistry as essential (unless other qualifications are offered).
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christopher Whitehead Language College directly.