A Level Chemistry

Course Overview

In the first year of the course you will study atomic structure, bonding and enthalpy as well as being introduced to organic chemistry.

In the second year you will add knowledge of analytical techniques and look at more complex examples of organic and physical chemistry.

We follow the OCR specification A and the full specification can be found at
Chemistry is best combined with at least one other mathematical or scientific subject, including psychology.Contact Bernadette Barnett on 0161 952 4721 or email bernadette.barnett@trafford.ac.uk. Start date: 02/09/2019

Course Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades A* - C including English at grade 4 / C and GCSE science grade BB/66 and GCSE 5 in Maths

Course Progression

Chemistry is an essential qualification for a number of health related courses. It also develops valuable practical and problem solving skills that are useful for employemnt and higher education.

Course Assessment

Through written exams. Students will take AS level at the end of their first year to help them monitor their progress and for universities to see how they are doing. The A level is awarded on the basis of exams held at the end of the second year which covers the full course. There is a special practical grade awarded on the basis of the practical reports completed over the two year programme.

Course Finance

The course fees for academic year 19/20 are £720.00

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