Chemistry A2 at Challenge College
At A2 Level the specification develops the concepts of physical chemistry introduced at AS. Candidates will study kinetics, equilibria, organic chemistry and spectroscopic techniques to determine the molecular formulae and structures of organic compounds. Candidates will continue to be assessed through PSA, gaining credit for work done in routine class practicals.
The A2 specification has 3 units:
Unit 4 Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic Chemistry
Assessed by 105 minute examination which counts for 20% of A Level marks
Unit 5. Energetics, Redox and Inorganic Chemistry
Assessed by 105 minute examination which counts for 20% of A Level
Unit 6 Investigative and Practical Skills
Assessed by Internal Assessment which counts for 10% of A Level Marks
Grade E or above in AQA AS Biology
- 50% is carried forward from AS Chemistry
- 2 x 105 minute examinations which count for 40% of A Level marks
- Internal Assessment which counts for 10% of A Level Marks
Successful AS and A2 Chemistry students enter many respected professions including medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, archaeology, environmental sciences, biomedical sciences and engineering. If you have a great track record and genuinely want to do well please come and have a chat with us.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Challenge College directly.