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Chemistry A2 at St Paul's Catholic School for Girls

Course description

 The aims of the Chemistry course are to encourage candidates to:-

  • Develop their interests in, and enthusiasm for chemistry, including developing an interest in further study and careers in chemistry;
  • Appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society
  • Develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of  How Science Works;
  • Develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of chemistry and how they relate to each other

Course content

 F334  Chemistry of Materials ( Materials Revolution, What’s in a medicine, Steel Story, Thread of Life )

F335  Chemistry by Design ( Agriculture and Industry, Colour by Design, Oceans, Medicines by Design

F336 Individual Investigation

Entry requirements

BB or above in Core and Additional Science or in Chemistry

B in Mathematics


F334 and F335 in June of A2 year

F336 (investigation) –Autumn term of A2

Future opportunities

A level Chemistry is essential for Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, and courses such as Chemical Engineering, Forensic science

Many students use A level Chemistry to go into Accountancy, Finance, Economics, Law, Geological Science, Rural Sciences etc

Further information

Please read through our Sixth Form Prospectus for further details.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Paul's Catholic School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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