Chemistry AS level at Edmonton County School
Chemistry attempts to answer the big question ‘what is the world made of’ and it’s the search for this answer that makes this subject so fascinating. From investigating how one substance can be changed drastically into another, to researching a new wonder drug to save millions of lives, the opportunities that chemistry provides are endless.
Atomic structure, amount of substance, bonding, energetics, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, Le Chatelier’s principle, periodicity, Group 2 the alkaline earth metals, Group 7(17) the halogens, introduction to organic chemistry, alkanes, halogen alkanes and alkenes.
Triple Science A*-B, and a B in unit 3 or
Double Science A*-A grades plus a B in Maths
There is no coursework on this course. However, your performance during practicals will be assessed.
The AS has two exams at the end of the year. Both are 1 hour 30 minutes long.
Possible degree options
Chemistry, Biology, Pre-clinical medicine, Mathematics, Pharmacology.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Edmonton County School directly.