The AS Level / A Level Chemistry is a stand-alone course within the Sixth Form Academy (SFA). It is a course designed for students who are interested in science and have aspirations to work as a chemist or within the field of chemistry. This is located in the Sixth Form Academy (SFA).
Chemistry is a fascinating subject and if you want insight into the workings of the world, then this is the right subject for you. You will pick up a vast amount of knowledge ranging from Radioactivity to Organic Chemistry and our effective laboratory sessions will provide you with knowledge of how to assess compounds and make products such as aspirin.
The course will also help learners to think analytically and logically. The College has one of the best-equipped departments in the area and a consistent record of excellent results.
A minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above including English, Grade B in higher or intermediate tier Mathematics, Grade B in higher tier Core Science and Additional Science or Triple Science.
The course provides a good foundation for further study of Chemistry, and related subjects including Medicine, Agriculture, Archaeology, Ecology, Engineering, Biochemistry, Geo Chemistry and many more in higher education.
Unit 1: Written exam; 1 hour 30 minutes - 20% of qualification.
Unit 2: Written exam; 1 hour 30 minutes - 20% qualification.
Unit 3: Written examination; 1hr 45mins - 25% qualification.
Unit 4: Written examination; 1hr 45mins - 25% qualification.
Unit 5: Practical Assessment 10% qualification
Lab coats and goggles are required for this course. Total cost: approximately £17.
20/21 fees: POA