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Chemistry A Level at Highlands School

Course description

The course covers all 3 parts of chemistry; inorganic, physical and organic.

Course content

3 units at AS Level, including:

  • Unit 1 Foundation chemistry
  • Unit 2 Chemistry in action
  • Unit 3 Practical skills

3 units at A2, including:

  • Unit 4 Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic Chemistry
  • Unit 5 Energetics, Redox and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Unit 6 Practical skills

Entry requirements

Grade B or better in GCSE Additional Science or Chemistry


All Units are externally assessed. Unit 3 & 6 are based on an assessed practical.

Future opportunities

  • A degree course such as Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Medical Science
  • Careers such as Chemical Engineering, Veterinary Science, Quality control, Polymer Engineering and related programmes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highlands School directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2016
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