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Chemistry AS/A2 Level at St Philip Howard Catholic High School

Course description

Chemistry is a pre-requisite for many of the degree courses including medicine as it demonstrates analytical and research skills. Employers appreciate the hard work involved in studying chemistry and recognise that these pupils will have developed skills including interpreting written or numerical data, communicating ideas and problem solving. 

Entry requirements

2 x B grades in any of the sciences. B grade in Maths recommended

Assessment

AS level Qualification (Independent from A2 from September 2015)
• Paper 1: Inorganic and physical chemistry with practical skills
50% of AS level; 1 hour 30 minutes, 80 marks
• Paper 2: Organic and physical chemistry with practical skills
50% of AS level; 1 hour 30 minutes, 80 marks

A level Qualification (Independent from AS from September 2015)
• Paper 1: Inorganic and physical chemistry with practical skills
35% of A level; 2 hours, 105 marks 
• Paper 2: Organic and physical chemistry with practical skills
35% of A level; 2 hours, 105 marks 
• Paper 3: All content and practical skills
30% of A level; 2 hours, 90 mark

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Philip Howard Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 11 December 2015
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