AS/A Level Chemistry

A Level

In Worcester

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Description

  • Type

    A Level

  • Location

    Worcester

  • Duration

    2 Years

Why choose Chemistry? Chemistry at Advanced level is required for a range of careers including medicine, veterinary science, food science, agriculture and chemistry courses including forensic and pharmaceutical science. It is an essential support for any higher level study of Biology. The skills learned in Chemistry are valued for entry into many other professions such as business, law and ICT.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Start date

Worcester (Worcestershire)
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Spetchley Road, WR5 2LU

Start date

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Course programme

A Level Chemistry

Why choose Chemistry?
Chemistry at Advanced level is required for a range of careers including medicine, veterinary science, food science, agriculture and chemistry courses including forensic and pharmaceutical science. It is an essential support for any higher level study of Biology. The skills learned in Chemistry are valued for entry into many other professions such as business, law and ICT.


Resources and Facilities
All lessons take place in the department's well-equipped laboratories. Most practical work is carried out in pairs.


Teaching and Learning Styles
The course is based on aspects of chemistry important to every day life. There is extensive practical work alongside a diverse range of interactive learning activities.

Extra-Curricular Activities

The course includes an industrial visit and in the second year students visit the Science Museum and the National Gallery. In addition students regularly attend the sixth form lectures at Birmingham University and have the chance to take part in certificate competitions to gain extension opportunities.


Assessment
Six modules will be taken, three at AS level and three at A2. The AS course has two written examinations, and practical skills assessments. The A2 course has two written examinations and an individual investigation.


Progression Opportunities
Most students go on to study a science at university. Many Higher Education courses value the subject for entry. Some choose Chemistry but many use their chemical knowledge in the study of medicine or biological sciences.

AS/A Level Chemistry

Price on request