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AS/A2: Chemistry at Stephenson Studio School

Course description

CHEMISTRY Chemistry lessons involve both theory and practical work. Students will use different study skills including: making notes, preparing information for presentations, revising for tests at the end of each topic, executing and writing up experiments. They will be expected to spend more time outside lessons consolidating the ideas and reading around them. The use of ICT is encouraged and some specialised software introduced. Students who have taken Chemistry at GCSE will extend their practical skills. All ‘A’ level subject studies are also delivered through projects. These enable the application of knowledge and skills to real life situations. The projects are commissioned by clients who will use the outcomes of the projects to support either their business or the local community.

Entry requirements

5 A*-C GCSE's or equivalent and at least grade B at GCSE for this or a related subject

Financial information

None

Future opportunities

The Royal Society of Chemistry’s posters say “Not all chemists wear white coats”. Sixth form chemistry can lead to a degree in Chemistry which opens up an enormous range of career possibilities, both in and out of science. For details and ideas go to http://www.chemsoc.org/careers. An exciting career in chemistry research is available to those who really excel at the subject. Some sixth formers find chemistry an asset in applying for courses in another scientific field, eg. materials science, biochemistry, medicine and physiotherapy. Degree courses combining chemistry with languages, management, law and countless other disciplines are also available.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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