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Chemistry A Level at Norton College

Course description

Chemistry covers a wide range of topics including atomic structure, bonding, organic chemistry and analysis.

Course content

The course will develop your investigative skills through practical activities and experimental work: collecting, analysing and evaluating data.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent: 5 A*-C
English and Maths - C in English, B in Maths,
Specific- B in core and additional or triple.


Assessment is by two examinations at the end of the AS Level course, or three examinations at the end of the A Level course. Examinations contain a mixture of multiple choice, structured short answer and extended writing questions. Practical skills are assessed throughout the course, in lesson time. These skills will also be
tested within the examinations.

Future opportunities

You could go on to study a chemistry related course such as chemistry, chemical engineering, medicine, engineering, or one of many other scientific disciplines. You
may find it a useful subject that leads to many other careers such as law or accountancy, which require analytical approaches and attention to detail.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norton College directly.

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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