A-Level Chemistry

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics

What will you be working towards?

Code Chemistry
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


A Level Chemistry will allow you to build on and develop skills of GCSE. You will deepen your understanding of higher level concepts


In year 1 you will look at: Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry. In year 2 you will concentrate on the development of skills in year 1 applying your knowledge to practical sessions and your final exams.

How will it be delivered?

As with all of our A Level courses Chemistry will be delivered in 6 hours per week or teaching time. It is strongly suggested that you spend an additional 3-4 hours per week of independent work and research towards this qualification. In addition you will have to complete 12 required practicals. There will be three final exams.

Entry requirements

Grade 6 in two single science GCSEs (including Chemistry) or grade 66 in GCSE Combined Science. A grade 6 in Maths and grade 5 in English would also be advantageous.

Your next steps...

You can expect this course to support your application to university as a well respected facilitating qualification. You will be able to consider careers in Chemical Engineering, Bio-Chemistry, Environmental Science.