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Chemistry A2 at University Academy Keighley

Course description

At A2 Level the specification develops the concepts of physical chemistry introduced at AS. Candidates will study kinetics, equilibria, organic chemistry and spectroscopic techniques to determine the molecular formulae and structures of organic compounds. Candidates will continue to be assessed through PSA, gaining credit for work done in routine class practicals.

Course content

At A2 Level the specification develops the concepts of physical chemistry introduced at AS. Candidates will study kinetics, equilibria, organic chemistry and spectroscopic techniques to determine the molecular formulae and structures of organic compounds.  Candidates will continue to be assessed through PSA, gaining credit for work done in routine class practicals.

Entry requirements

Double award science: CC Maths/English C.   For GNVQ Distinction needed.

Assessment

Year Two – A2Unit 4Kinetics, equilibria and organic chemistry Acids and basesNomenclature and Isomerism in organic chemistryCompounds containing the carbonyl groupAmines; base properties and nucleophilic propertiesPolymersOrganic synthesis and analysis20% of A2  Unit 5Energetics, redox and inorganic chemistry ThermodynamicsPeriodicity; reactions of Period 3 elementsRedox equilibriaGeneral properties of transition metals.20% of A2Unit 6Practical Assessment Making observations and measurementsAnalysing and evaluating results.10% of A2

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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