A Level Chemistry at Merchants’ Academy
Why should I choose Chemistry?
Chemistry is an essential qualification for a large number of careers as well as being an excellent subject to study alongside any other A Level. If you want to find out more about the world you live in and how it works you need to study Chemistry
In AS Chemistry you will cover topics such as atomic structure, bonding and the Periodic Table. You will also learn about rates of reaction, organic chemistry, energetics and environmental issues. In the second year you will take these topics further as well as expand your practical skills and techniques.
AS Level (Year 1) Chemistry (OCR) Two written exams (80% of AS level) Assessment of Practical Skills (20% of AS level)
A Level (Year 2) Chemistry (OCR) Two written exams (80% of A2 level) Assessment of Practical Skills (20% of A2 level)
Careers in Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Environmental Science.
Please direct your questions to any member of the science department.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Merchants’ Academy directly.