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Chemistry A Level at Roding Valley High School

Course description

Studying the principles of physical, inorganic and organic Chemistry and exploring these through experimental work. Chemistry sits between physics and biology, since advances in all three fields are mainly reliant on chemical ideas. Humankind will benefit greatly from innovations in materials with properties tailored to new uses in fields as diverse as construction and medicine.

Course content

Fundamental principles that form the basis of chemistry such as atomic structure, bonding, periodicity and an introduction to organic chemistry. Equilibria, polymers, aromatic chemistry, thermodynamics, energetic chemistry and inorganic chemistry are also included.

Future opportunities

University degrees that require or often prefer Chemistry include:

Pure Chemistry, Biochemistry, Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Natural Science, Biomedical Science, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Dietetics and Psychology.

Possible careers paths:

Chemistry and chemical engineering, medicine and related fields, veterinary studies, biochemistry, food science, pharmaceutical research and cosmetic science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Roding Valley High School directly.

Last updated date: 24 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years