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Chemistry A level at Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Course description

Are you fascinated by chemical reactions?

Do you want to explore the world of atoms and molecules?

If so, then Chemistry will really suit you.

Touch anything in life and you will be touching Chemistry. From medical discoveries to microscopic organisms, Chemistry is central to our understanding of the universe.

Course content

The course will focus on:

  • Atoms, bonds and groups
  • Chains, energy and resources
  • Rings, polymers and analysis
  • Equilibria, energetics and elements
  • Practical skills in Chemistry

Entry requirements

To follow a Science Programme (one that includes any two of these courses: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths) you will need an average GCSE score of 5.5 plus a minimum B in Maths and a B in Science (core) and a B in Additional Science or GCSE Chemistry.

Future opportunities

A qualification in Chemistry allows access to other university courses in areas such as medicine, chemical engineering, forensics, pharmacy environmental, food and textiles sciences, pharmacy and biochemistry. Chemistry is the only science compulsory for the study of medicine.

Further information

You will be working in laboratories with excellent facilities and equipment. Students studying Chemistry will also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities to assist career choices in medicine, forensics, chemistry and veterinary science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lowestoft Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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