Chemistry A Level

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

Course Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 5 plus maths and English at grade 5 and Science at grade 6.

Course Skills & Benefits

Chemistry is best combined with at least one other mathematical or scientific subject, including psychology.

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.

The A level is awarded on the basis of exams held at the end of the second year which cover 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

For details on course fees please contact the College.

Course Additional Information