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Chemistry A Level at Sunderland College

Course description

This course is ideal if you are interested and intrigued by science and are keen to develop an understanding of the world of atoms, molecules and chemical reactions.

Course content

This course covers a range of topics including:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Practical Chemistry

 

Entry requirements

You’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including grade B (or above) in Chemistry, another Science subject and Mathematics.

If students have not studied separate science subjects then the course requires at least grade B in Core Science and grade B in Additional Science, as well as a grade B in Mathematics.

 

Assessment

On this course you will learn through theoretical lessons with practical work inside and outside of the classroom.

Future opportunities

A-level Chemistry opens the door to a range of careers in areas like pharmacy, medicine, nursing, radiography and even law.

The course will give you the scientific discipline needed to study higher education science at Sunderland College or university or get an entry level position in the industry.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sunderland College directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016
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    • Washington Campus an award winning campus that is home to Washington Sixth Form and our higher education provision. Located between Gateshead and Washington it was built on the site of the former Usworth School. It was developed to cater for up to 850 people from in or around the Washington area.

      The £10 million development provides an excellent learning environment for both academic and vocational course for 16 to 18 year old students, and also acts as our ICT specialist centre. It's equipped with the latest technology to ensure students experience the same systems used by industries in the real world and to help get them ready to move in to higher education or the workplace.

      Washington Campus is also the base for our higher education provision, providing a range of higher education coursesfor the region, from HNCs and HNDs to foundation and full degrees.

      There are also impressive enrichment facilities at Usworth with on site football and rugby pitches and a rec room fitted with a pool table, Xbox 360 and a chill out zone.