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Chemistry A Level at Bedford Academy

Course description


Chemistry is the study of matter; providing a deep insight into our physical world from how chemicals interact to create designer medicine, to cleaner fuels and nanotechnology. It explains the science behind the food, the functioning of the human body, archaeology and so much more.


Course content

You will study a wide range of topics in both organic and inorganic chemistry covering atomic structure, amount of substance, chemical bonding, the periodic table and the patterns of chemicals, energetics, kinetics, thermodynamics, equilibria, redox reactions, acids and bases, and nomenclature, whilst developing a range of investigative skills.


A Level Chemistry will be assessed by written exams at the end of the course. Your practical skills will be assessed separately.

Future opportunities

An A Level in Chemistry is an essential pre-requisite for degree level courses in biochemistry, chemistry, dentistry, medicine, veterinary science.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years