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Chemistry A Level at Mossbourne Community Academy

Course description

Everything you see, smell, taste and touch involves chemistry
and chemicals. To understand life, and the physical world around us, we need to understand why and how chemical reactions take place. Throughout this course you will study many different aspects of chemistry, from climate change and pharmaceuticals, to entropy and atomic structure.
This course will appeal to students who:
- have an interest in, and enjoyment of, chemistry
- enjoy carrying out practical investigations involving imaginative, logical and critical
thinking skills
- wish to study medical or veterinary degrees
- want to use chemistry to support other qualifications or progress to further studies requiring an understanding of chemistry

Entry requirements

Grade 6 in Mathematics
- Grade A in GCSE Chemistry Triple Science
- Grade AA in GCSE Double Award Science

Future opportunities

At the end of the course, students can:
- follow a degree course in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Medicine, Pharmacy or
Biochemistry. These are only a small selection of courses with direct links; the UCAS handbooks will give you further guidance
- follow a Higher National qualification in Applied Chemistry and related programmes,
such as Sport Studies, Beauty Therapy, Applied Biology, Engineering, Agriculture, Animal
Management, Countryside Management, Environmental Science, Equine Management or
- become employed in the area of pharmacy and biotechnology as possible examples

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mossbourne Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years