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A2 Level : Chemistry

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code A2/Chem
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview


Details

Year 12:
Module 1 – Development of practical skills in chemistry
Module 2 - Foundations in chemistry
Module 3 – Periodic table and energy
Module 4 – Core organic chemistry

Year 13:
Module 1 – Development of practical skills in chemistry (cont’d)
Module 5 – Physical chemistry and transition elements
Module 6 – Organic chemistry and analysis

How will it be delivered?

AS  June of Year 12  

Breadth in Chemistry assesses content from all modules (50%) - 90 minute exam Depth in Chemistry assesses content from all modules (50%) – 90 minute exam

A-Level June of Year 13  

Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry assesses content from modules 1, 2, 3 and 5 (37%) – 135 minute exam

Synthesis and analytical techniques assesses content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6 (37%) - 135 minute exam

Unified Chemistry assesses content from all modules (26%) – 90 minute exam Practical endorsement that is reported separately (non exam assessment)

Exam Board:  OCR

Entry requirements

5 Grade 4’s and above to include Grade 6 in GCSE Chemistry or Double Science and Grade 6 in Mathematics. 

Your next steps...

You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which overlap with Chemistry such as Biology, Applied Science, Physics, Geography, Geology or more general subjects that may not relate to the sciences, to prepare for higher education. With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist. The course will also help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for. You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which overlap with Chemistry such as Biology, Applied Science, Physics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics or more general subjects that may not relate to the sciences, to prepare for higher education. With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist. The course will also help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

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