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Chemistry AS/A Level at Stoke Newington School

Course description

Chemistry is the study of materials and their behaviour.

Course content

These materials are from an enormous range, including metals medicines, plastics, dyes, ceramics, fertilisers and fuel. Chemists look at how and why materials behave the way they do and how we can create or modify materials to better suit our needs. This course introduces you to the fundamentals of chemistry and will provide you with a sound background in chemistry through the study of topics such as equilibria, the periodic table and reaction rates.

Entry requirements

Two B grades in the sciences, 6 in Maths and 5.5 in English.

Future opportunities

Chemistry A level is essential for medicine, pharmacy, dentistry and chemical engineering, for entry to a degree course in pure and applied chemistry, and in many other areas, such as biotechnology, genetics, biochemistry, biological sciences, environmental sciences and geology. It is also essential for entry to degree courses in chemistry combined with other subjects, such as law, business management, languages, materials, food science or forensic science. Chemistry along with physics graduates also make up a large proportion of employees in the financial sector due to the skills you develop in applied maths.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 November 2016
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