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Chemistry Level 3 at Cheam High School

Course description

Chemistry is a very vibrant science. It deals with an atomic and molecular scale interpretation of the world around us. The world needs chemists, as they are very much involved in tackling the problems faced by our modern society. This course is ideal for those students who wish to continue their study of chemistry but prefer ongoing assessment to exams and a more practical approach. In the words of Alexander Fleming, ‘if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.’

Course content

Year 1
Fundamentals of Science
Scientific Practical Techniques
Perceptions of Science
Chemical Periodicity
Year 2
Scientific Practical Techniques
Chemistry Laboratory Techniques
Industrial applications in organic chemistry

Entry requirements

For all BTEC courses students must have achieved five A*-C at GCSE OR Equivalent including a C or above in GCSE English or Maths.

Future opportunities

Chemists
Pharmaceuticals
Lab assistants
Chemical engineering
Research Assistant
Toxicology
Analysts
Quality Controller

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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