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Chemistry A Level at St Wilfrids Catholic High School

Course description

A Level Chemisty is an exciting course which is academically demanding.  Students study new theories and learn how to apply them in explaining change in the universe.  Practical work illustrates these ideas and students gain new skills in planning and carrying out experiments.

Course content

A-Level Chemistry is an exciting course, which is academically demanding. Students study new theories and learn how to apply them in explaining change in the universe. Practical work illustrates these ideas and students gain new skills in planning and carrying out experiments.

Topics covered:

  • Physical Chemistry

  • Organic Chemistry

  • Inorganic Chemistry

 

Entry requirements

  • Minimum average GCSE Points Score of 5.8 or above.

  • Minimum of a grade 5 in English

  • Minimum of grade 6 in mathematics

  • You must have a grade 6 in Chemistry/Combined Science

 

Assessment

The exam board is AQA and the assessment is all exam based, students will study As level in year 12, which consists of 2 exams & A Level in year 13, which consists of 3 exams. All new Chemistry A-Levels must contain 20% mathematics and 12 assessed practicals.

 

Financial information

No costs associated with the course. All the chemicals and specialist equipment are provided. We will loan you a text book in return for a small deposit. We do recommend some revision guides and books to accompany the course. You will need your own scientific calculator.

Future opportunities

We see a good proportion of our students progressing to Russell Group Universities to study a variety of courses such as Chemistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Veterinary Science and Natural Sciences. The practical and analytical skills needed throughout the course will help students in the future. Students who take Chemistry related courses have a higher than average employability rate.

 

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 July 2017
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