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Chemistry AS/A-Level at Shire Oak Academy

Course description

In Yr 12- During the AS component of the course, students will complete four modules. These are - Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry; Foundations in Chemistry; Periodic Table and Energy; Core Organic Chemistry.

In Yr 13 - A2 students will complete an additional two modules. These are Physical Chemistry and Transition Elements; Organic Chemistry and Analysis.

Entry requirements

Preferably a grade A* -B at GCSE Chemistry is usually required. An alternative would be at least BB in Science.Students should also have a good understanding of Maths, so a good grade in GCSE Mathematics is beneficial.

Future opportunities

A level Chemistry is required for the study not only of Chemistry at higher education but for a number of other subjects - eg, those in the medical sphere. Chemistry is also highly regarded for many other courses, such as accountancy or economics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shire Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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Key information

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