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Chemistry AS/A2 Level at Kirkby College

Course description

By studying Chemistry you will learn to understand the world at an atomic level and gain a strong understanding of the chemistry involved in many of our high tech industries including manufacturing, plastics, fuels and chemical engineering.

Course content

  • Year 12

Atoms, Bonds and Groups.

Chains, Energy and Resources.

  •  Year 13

Rings, Polymers and Analysis.

Equilibria, Energetics & Elements


Pupils will be assessed through two written papers and three practical papers.

Future opportunities

The successful completion of this course could allow you to study chemistry based courses at university.

The qualification, in combination with other science based subjects, this allows you to access a range of exciting careers including medicine, Veterinary Science, pharmacy, chemical engineering and manufacturing .

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years