Where can chemistry take me?
An excellent base for a university degree in healthcare such as medicine, pharmacy and den9stry as well as the biological sciences,
physics, mathema9cs, pharmacology and analy9cal chemistry. Chemistry is also taken by many law applicants as it shows you can
cope with difficult concepts. Chemistry can also complement a number of arts subjects. A range of career opportuni9es including
chemical, manufacturing and pharmaceu9cal industries and in areas such as forensics, environmental protec9on and healthcare.
The problem solving skills are useful for many other areas such as forensics, environmental protec9on and food science.
A LEVEL / OCR
Contact: Mr N Green
What do our students say?
“The course allows you to be independent
and allows you to do numerous cool
experiments! A must-do course for the
adventurous mad scientist!”
Are you……wan9ng to be a doctor? Work in the chemical industry? Understand how chemistry can impact the environment?
A problem solver? Keen on experimental work?
If so, A Level chemistry will give you an exci9ng insight into the contemporary world of chemistry. It covers the key concepts
of chemistry and prac9cal skills are integrated throughout the course. This combina9on of academic challenge and prac9cal
focus makes the prospect of studying A Level chemistry highly appealing. You will learn about chemistry in a range of
different contexts and the impact it has on industry and many aspects of everyday life. There are many opportuni9es to
build prac9cal skills through a range of experiments and inves9ga9ons married with theore9cal approaches which provides
an interes9ng and challenging experience to link key chemical ideas and understand how they relate to each other. You will
learn society makes decisions about scien9fic contribute to the success of the economy and society.
% of course
Module 1- Development of practical skills in Chemistry
Module 2- Foundations in Chemistry
Module 3- Periodic Table and energy
Module 4 - Core Organic Chemistry
Module 5 -
Physical chemistry and the transition elements
Module 6 - Organic chemistry and analysis
Component 01 written paper; 100 marks;
2 hours and 15 minutes.
Component 02 written paper; 100 marks;
2 hours and 15 minutes.
Component 03 written paper; 75 marks;
1 hour and 30 minutes.
Component 04 non exam assessment
General Entry Requirements plus
GCSE Combined Science: 5, 5 (6 desirable) or
GCSE Separate Sciences: Grade 5 in Chemistry (6 desirable),
grade 5 in
GCSE English 5 (6 desirable) plus
GCSE Maths 5, (6 desirable)