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A 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 Chemistry
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


You will analyse substances and work out how and why chemical reactions happen. The course will build upon GCSE Chemistry and explore topics such as Equilibria, Acids/Bases, Aromatics and  Periodicity. The knowledge, skills and understanding gained through the study of chemistry opens  many career pathways and links to University courses.

How will it be delivered?

The Chemistry department will enter students for the AS qualification as well as the A-level

AS – 2 written papers each 1 hour 30 minutes

A Level – 3 written papers each 2hours

Entry requirements

Students studying GCSE Combined Science need to have achieved a minimum Grade 6-6.  Students studying GCSE Separate Sciences need at least two Grade 6s and a Grade 5 (with one of the 6s being in Chemistry).

Your next steps...

You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which overlap with Chemistry such as Biology,Mathematics, Physics, Geography, 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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