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A Level Chemistry at Sir George Monoux College

Course description

The Study of Chemistry gives you intriguing insights into the nature of matter and provides many opportunities to tackle challenging ideas and experience the satisfaction of solving problems.

Course content

Building upon GCSE Science, your understanding of quantitative and qualitative Chemistry, structures and patterns of reactions will be developed during the AS course. In the second year more complicated areas of the subject will be considered. You will also study aspects of Chemistry that are often in the media and which affect your own life. We have excellent laboratory facilities and equipment which will enable you to become good at qualitative and quantitative analysis and you will learn to synthesise organic chemicals.


Assessment is by written exams and internally assessed practicals. There is no coursework.

Future opportunities

You will need Chemistry for Medicine, Veterinary and Dentistry courses. Most biological, biochemical and environmental courses also require a sound knowledge of Chemistry. Chemistry is a very important subject for many other degree courses as it encompasses a wide range of skills as well as developing imaginative, logical and critical thinking.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir George Monoux College directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015

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