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Chemistry A Level at The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School

Course description

In this course you can expect to gain an in-depth knowledge of this fascinating subject. You will study a variety of topics within three of the main branches of Chemistry: Physical, Inorganic and Organic. Practical work is at the heart of chemistry, so you can expect it to play an important role in supporting your understanding and developing a number of skills. These skills are highly valued by universities and employers and include team work, analytical skills, problem solving, and communication and numeracy skills.

Entry requirements

GCSE Core and Additional Science B, B or Chemistry B, 2nd Science B plus Maths 5

Assessment

· Paper 1: Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Practical Skills (35%): written exam, 2 hours, 105 marks of short and long answer questions

 · Paper 2: Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Practical Skills (35%): written exam, 2 hours , 105 marks of short and long answer questions

· Paper 3: Any Content and Practical Skills (30%): written exam, 2 hours, 90 marks of short and long answer questions and multiple-choice

 *A separate endorsement of practical skills will be taken alongside the A-level.

Future opportunities

University Courses:

Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Chemical Engineering, Dietetics, Veterinary Science, Teacher Training, Environmental Sciences.

Apprenticeships:

Higher Apprenticeships in areas of Chemical Science, Life Science, Process Development, Healthcare Science, Food Science. 

World of Work:

Students can progress from this qualification to work in the following fields: Energy and the Environment, Life Style and Recreation and Human Health 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2016
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