*Between the 29th of June and 12th of July first year A Level students will need to undertake work experience.
‘Chemistry for Life’ looks at atoms, including your structure, how you bond and how chemists measure amounts of chemical substances, as well as the issues with the use of diminishing fossil fuels and the search for alternative energy sources.
‘Chemistry of Natural Resources’ explores the way chemical substances used in industry are obtained from the Earth.
‘Chemistry of Materials’ examines further how natural resources are transformed into useful products,including medicines from organic resources and steel from metal ores.
‘Chemistry by Design’ brings together the ideas developed in the previous modules and looks at how chemists develop new materials for everyday use.
Chemistry is often studied alongside subjects such as:
- Environmental Science
What grades will I need?
Five GCSEs at A*-C/9-4 (including a B/6 or above in Maths and a relevant Science subject)
BTEC Level 2 qualifications considered in subject related courses
Where will it lead me?
Chemistry enables further study at degree level in subjects such as:
- Veterinary Science
- Chemical Engineering
- Pharmacist/Pharmaceutical Industry
- Petrochemical Industry
- Laboratory Scientist