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Chemistry - A Level at Hanley Castle High School

Course description

This course aims to encourage learners to; develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other, develop and demonstrate a deep appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of scientific methods, develop competence and confidence in a variety of practical, mathematical and problem solving skills, develop their interest in and enthusiasm for the subject and to understand how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society.

Entry requirements

A level Chemistry is a challenging course. It is therefore recommended that you should have achieved a Grade B in both Core and Additional Science or a B in Triple Chemistry, and at least a B grade in Maths at GCSE.

Future opportunities

Chemistry is essential for courses in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science. It is often required for other medical sciences such as Pharmacy, and is desirable but not essential for medically related courses such as Physiotherapy. Chemistry is respected as a challenging subject by all Universities and is useful in most other science related courses, such as Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Forensic Science.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September