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Chemistry AS/A2 Level at Gillingham School

Course description

Everything you see around you involves chemistry in some way and the subject impacts on all aspects of our lives. Chemists provide many of the materials of everyday life, together with the knowledge to improve healthcare and to appreciate and tackle the major environmental problems that face us all. Knowledge of chemistry will give you a greater understanding of the world we live in.

It is the study of substances, what they are made of, how they interact and what role they play in living things. Chemistry can be highly creative, for example, when designing new molecules with unique properties.

Where would we be without chemistry in the fight against diseases like HIV, cancer, and malaria?

Studying the subject provides you with a wide range of skills. You will become confident in handling potentially harmful chemicals safely as well as applying complex mathematical and chemical equations.

Chemistry underpins other disciplines such as Biology and Geology and combines particularly well with Physics and Maths. It is an essential subject if you are considering careers such as medicine, dentistry or veterinary science.

Entry requirements

B grade in GCSE Additional Science or B grade in GCSE Chemistry

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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