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A Level Chemistry at Altrincham College

Course description

Students will study aspects of chemistry that are often in the media and affect their lives. You will develop knowledge and understanding to explain many different aspects of contemporary chemistry, including climate change, green chemistry, pharmaceuticals and chemistry research.

Course content

Physical Chemistry, inorganic chemistry and relevant practical skills

Physical Chemistry, organic chemistry and relevant practical skills


Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade A*-C including English Language and Maths. Students should have studied triple science at GCSE and should have gained a grade A or above in Chemistry and Mathematics.


Linear A Levels are externally assessed courses with examinations covering all units sat at the end of Y13. All student will have exams at the end of Y12 to benchamrk progress. The results will be used as an indicator that a student has the capability to progress onto Y13 and complete A Level.


Future opportunities

Career opportunities will be available in Medicine,Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Science/Nutrition, Forensic Science, Biological/Engineering Careers,Natural Sciences, Pharmacology, Optical Management, Optometry, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Software Engineering and Physiology

Further information

Applicants must be well motivated and hard-working with a disciplined and enthusiastci approach to practical work.

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 October 2016
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