Course Length: 2 years
Study Type: Full time
Start Date: September 2024

Course Overview

The study of chemistry is driven by the desire to explain the behaviour of the materials around us. You will study in our specialist laboratories, developing a greater understanding of the general principles of chemistry and of a discipline that remains at the forefront of scientific development.

  • Entry Requirements
    Grade 9-5 in GCSE Chemistry or grade 9-5 in GCSE Combined Science, along with grade 9-5 in GCSE Maths. Please see our Entry Requirements for more guidance.
  • Benefits/Skills
    You will develop skills in processing data, as well as wider mathematical and numeracy skills. In addition, you will learn how to safely handle hazardous materials and scientific equipment.
  • Units/Modules
    You will study an array of practical and theoretical modules. These include Development of Practical Skills, Foundations in Chemistry, Period Table and Energy, Core Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry Transition Elements, and Organic Chemistry and Analysis.
  • Careers/Progression
    Chemistry is an essential requirement for progression on to many science-based degree courses, including veterinary science, medicine, pharmacy, forensics and chemical engineering. A level Chemistry is also a desirable qualification for employers, particularly in science and technology sectors.

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