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Chemistry A Level at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

A Level Chemistry combines theory with practical experience, encouraging imaginative critical and logical thinking for problem solving. The course requires you to have analytical powers and academic rigour, and is therefore respected in a number of unrelated career paths like law, accountancy and economics where such qualities are valued. The course includes structure and bonding, the periodic table, formulae, equations, energetics, inorganic and organic chemistry. You will learn via practical work, videos, discussions, presentations, group activities and lectures and will need good numeracy skills.

Course content

A Level Chemistry combines theory with practical experience, encouraging imaginative critical and logical thinking for problem solving. The course requires you to have analytical powers and academic rigour, and is therefore respected in a number of unrelated career paths like law, accountancy and economics where such qualities are valued. The course includes structure and bonding, the periodic table, formulae, equations, energetics, inorganic and organic chemistry. You will learn via practical work, videos, discussions, presentations, group activities and lectures and will need good numeracy skills.

Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at grade C or above however you will need a Grade B in Maths, English and Double Science, or a Grade B in your chosen Single Science subject.

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of question papers requiring either short or extended answers. You will also be assessed on your practical skills.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course will open up many opportunities including university, apprenticeships and a wide choice of career paths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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    • Sutton Coldfield Campus provides a green and leafy environment for learners to study. The campus includes a state of the art library and learning resource centre, a performing arts theatre, an industry standard design studio as well as laboratory and sports facilities. There are ample parking spaces on site and great transportation links - both bus and train - just 15 minutes from Birmingham City Centre.