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Chemistry A Level at Sacred Heart Catholic College

Course description

Chemistry in the Sixth Form is a popular choice and studies build upon the ideas taught in Years 10 and 11.

Making the most of the department’s excellent facilities the College’s objective is to ensure that learning is enjoyable.

Students can enter the Young Analyst of the Year competition, held at the University of Liverpool and run by the Royal Society of Chemistry

Chemistry is an essential subject for a wide range of University degree courses, including Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Chemical Engineering, as well as Chemistry itself.

It is highly recommended that A Level Maths is taken if you wish to undertake a degree in Chemistry.

There is an emphasis on acquiring practical and analytical skills.

In Year 12 and Year 13 the topics can be split up into:
- Physical Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry

Course content

A Level Paper 1
- Relevant Physical and Inorganic Chemistry topics
- Relevant Practical Skills

Written Exam: 2 hours, 105 marks, 35% of the A Level

A Level Paper 2
- Relevant Physical and Organic Chemistry topics
- Relevant Practical Skills

Written Exam: 2 hours, 105 marks, 35% of the A Level

A Level Paper 3
- Any content
- Any Practical Skills

Written Exam: 2 hours, 90 marks, 30% of the A Level

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sacred Heart Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 07 March 2017
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