Coleg Gwent

AS/A2 Chemistry Level 3

Coleg Gwent
In Newport

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Important information

Typology Foundation degree
Location Newport (Wales)
  • Foundation degree
  • Newport (Wales)

ProgressionHigher Education. Chemistry is essential for careers in medicine and dentistry and is highly valued for many other science-based courses and careers.
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Nash Road, NP19 4TS


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What you'll learn on the course

Organic Chemistry

Course programme

About this course

This course is for you if you have a keen interest in testing scientific theory and pursuing chemistry at a higher level.

The programme promotes an interest in the understanding of chemistry and in its applications, as well as developing an awareness of environmental and ethical issues and aspects of health & safety. You will study topics relating to inorganic, physical and organic chemistry. Practical and theoretical work is integrated to help you acquire a full range of skills. You will be encouraged to develop an awareness of the social and environmental impact of chemistry. You will be assessed through module examinations and practical work.

At AS:

  • The language of chemistry, structure of matter and simple reactions - atomic structure and radioactivity and how to control and use chemical changes

  • Energy, rate and chemistry of carbon compounds - chemical properties, structure and bonding, and organic chemistry

At A2:

  • Physical and inorganic chemistry

  • Organic chemistry and analysis

  • Practical exam

What is expected from a learner studying this course?

You will need a passion for science and a discipline for commitment to hard work. Full commitment to attendance is required. Respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self motivation are the essential qualities we expect. You will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

Qualifications to be studied:

  • WJEC AS/A2 Chemistry

  • Welsh Baccalaureate

  • English and Maths

Additional information

Additional Info

You will need to make financial contributions to the travel costs of field trips and science events.


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