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Chemistry A Level at Strode College

Course description

The study of chemistry can cover many areas ranging from pharmaceuticals, dyestuffs and explosives, to metal extraction and environmental chemistry. Advanced level study brings together knowledge, principles and concepts from these different areas through theoretical, practical and investigative work.
By learning about the theory and application of the principles of chemistry and developing your laboratory skills, you will learn to analyse information logically and to express ideas clearly. Some aspects of the course will require advanced mathematical skills.
Practical learning is integral to the study of chemistry and you will have plenty of opportunities to carry out experiments in our modern science laboratories.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade A*- C or equivalent, including grade B in Chemistry or grade BB in Core and Additional Science; and grade B in Maths.


This course is assessed by written exams.

Future opportunities

Chemistry A Level is an excellent foundation for degree level work in the sciences and engineering and it is a required subject for medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, pharmacy and chemical engineering.
Almost all of our chemistry students proceed to a university course in pure or applied sciences - including Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science and Engineering. Over the past few years, students have obtained honours degree places at many leading universities including Cambridge, Oxford, London, Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Surrey.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Strode College directly.

Last updated date: 29 April 2016

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