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Chemistry AS & A Level at Beauchamps High School

Course description

A Level Chemistry can be the gateway into a number of great career choices and it is absolutely necessary to access certain degree courses at university. A Level Chemistry is an exciting, challenging subject to study and it can reward you in many surprising ways. At A Level, you will study key Chemistry concepts including Organic, Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry. In addition to learning about chemical principles, success on the course will rely heavily on the ability to carry out and evaluate chemical practical assignments.

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE Chemistry or 2A/A* in GCSE Double Science and Grade 5 in Mathematics.


The assessment of A Level Chemistry is now based solely on exam performance. 100% of the overall A Level grade comes from external examinations which will take place at the end of a two-year course of study.

Future opportunities

If you wanted to go into a career in any form of medicine including Doctor of Veterinarian then you will find A Level Chemistry is a compulsory requirement. Having an A Level in Chemistry is a very desirable trait and is a highly respected qualification to have in academic circles, regardless of actual further course choice.

Possible career and course options available to you include Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Science/Nutrition, Forensic Science, Biological/Engineering careers, Optical Management, Optometry, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Pharmacology, Software Engineering and Physiology and these all require A Level Chemistry as essential (unless other qualifications are offered). Careers and courses that find Chemistry desirable include Food Technology, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Paramedical courses, Law and Zoology.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 November 2016

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