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Chemistry A Level at St Ignatius College

Course description

Knowledge and understanding

Physical chemistry

  • Atomic structure
  • Amount of substance
  • Bonding
  • Energetics
  • Kinetics
  • Chemical equilibria and Le Chatelier's principle and Kc
  • Oxidation, reduction and redox equations

Inorganic chemistry

  • Periodicity
  • Group 2, the alkaline earth metals
  • Group 7(17), the halogens

Organic chemistry 

  • Introduction to organic chemistry
  • Alkanes
  • Halogenoalkanes
  • Alkenes
  • Alcohols
  • Organic analysis

Year 13

Knowledge and understanding

  • Kinetics
  • Equilibrium
  • Acids, bases and buffers
  • Nomenclature and isomerism
  • Carbonyl Chemistry
  • Aromatic Chemistry
  • Amines and Amino Acids
  • Polymerisation
  • Organic synthesis and Analysis
  • Structure and Determination

Unit 5

  • Thermodynamics
  • Periodicity
  • Transition metals
  • Inorganic reactions in aqueous solutions

Further information

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 21 March 2017
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