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Chemistry AS at Swinton Academy

Course description

The course covers a wide range of topics including molecular and atomic structure, kinetic theory, energy changes, electrochemistry, metallic and non metallic elements. Much laboratory time is devoted to pursuing the subject as a practical science although theory is encountered too.

Entry requirements

5 A* to C in English, Maths and Science

Assessment

Exam and coursework

Financial information

Nil

Future opportunities

Leads to University entrance for careers Medicine, Dietetics and Pharmacy, applied Chemistry (fuels, metallurgy, polymers etc) You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as Biology or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Chemistry, which could lead onto higher education in science related subjects or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as Biology, Physics and Chemistry or to prepare for the A2 part of an advanced GCE in Science, which could lead onto higher education, BTEC Higher Nationals or NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in areas of science, pharmacy or more general courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to science such as a Pharmacist, Medical Researcher or Scientist. The course will also help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across all industries are looking for. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as Biology or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Chemistry, which could lead onto higher education in science related subjects or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for. You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which overlap with Chemistry such as Biology, Applied Science, Physics, Geography, Geology or more general subjects that may not relate to the sciences, to prepare for higher education. With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist. The course will also help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

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Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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