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A Level Chemistry at Kingston College

Course description

By studying A Level Chemistry you will develop your understanding of the properties and reactions of substances. You will have the opportunity to apply your understanding to familiar and more challenging new situations through a wide range of problem solving activities. Practical work is an important and essential aspect of the course.

A pass in A Level Chemistry is required to study most Biological Science degrees including; Medicine, Dentistry; Biomedical Science and Nutrition.

Course content

A Level Chemistry is a linear qualification with students taking the final exam after two years of study. The course comprises the following modules: development of practical skills; foundations in chemistry; periodic table and energy; core organic chemistry; physical chemistry and transition elements and organic chemistry.

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Entry requirements

A Level entry criteria are a minimum of five GCSEs, at grades 9-5, all in academic subjects. These must include a minimum of a grade 5 in GCSE English and a grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics. Students must have taken two science GCSEs achieving a minimum of a grade 5 in both. This qualification can only be studied alongside two other A Level subjects.


The A Level is examined by three written papers.

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Future opportunities

Higher Education courses or appropriate employment e.g. Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology and Chemical Engineering.

Further information

Kingston Sixth has an excellent track record of being an established A Level provider. Over the years these courses have been an outstanding springboard from which thousands of students have built their futures and progressed to some of the best universities in the country. The College was graded Good by Ofsted in 2013 and 2016 .


For further information, please email or call us on 020 8268 3073.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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