Chemistry – A Level

Course Code: CHE-AL-1
Course Duration
2 Year
Course Type
Full Time
Campus/Location
Haybridge Road, Telford
Course Level
3
About the course

Develop your understanding of chemical concepts and the world around us in this comprehensive study of chemistry. You’ll explore a wide range of topics in physical, inorganic and organic chemistry, from examining substance composition to studying atomic structure. You’ll also hone your investigative skills with practical laboratory work, examining chemical reactions, substances and properties through experimentation. This is an ideal qualification for those looking to progress to university or employment in a variety of areas, particularly those seeking to follow STEM pathways.

Units/Topics:
– Atomic Structure
– Amounts
– Bonding
– Energetics
– Kinetics
– Equilibria
– Redox reactions
– Alkanes
– Haloalkanes
– Organic analysis
– Thermodynamics
– Rate equation
Year 2:
– Eqyukubruyn Kp
– Electrochem
– Acids and bases
– Oxides
– Transition metals
– Recation to ions
– Optical isomerism
– Aldehyrdes and keytones
– Carboxylic acids
– Aromatics
– Amino acids and DNA
– NMR chromatography
– Organic synthasis

Work placement opportunities:
Procter & Gamble, Black Rock, CERN, GlaxoSmithKline

Progressing to: BA/BSc degree with honours, degree apprenticeship, graduate diploma
Aspirational careers: Chemical scientist, pharmacologist, research scientist – average salary up to £41,000

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 with 2 GCSEs in science, both at grade 6, maths grade 6 and English language grade 4

A Level Chemistry (Science)
Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
Categories
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