GCSE Grade 6 in Science and Grade 5 in Maths with an average points score of 5.7 or above
This course is assessed by exams and a stand alone practical endorsement.
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course is ideal for students who have a strong science background at GCSE and are considering a STEM based career. The first year of the course builds on Chemistry at GCSE. You will learn about diverse topics such as the Bohr model of the atom and evidence to support from the patterns in the Periodic Table, to the manufacture and disposal of plastics. The second year looks at many of the Physical Chemistry topics through a more mathematical lens.
THIS AIMED AT?
This course is aimed at students who:
Would like to progress onto Higher Education in a science based subject
Would like to progress onto Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science and Pharmacy as this course is essential for entry
Enjoy problem solving and application of knowledge in unfamiliar situation
Enjoy using mathematical skills
Are good at manipulating practical equipment
COURSE AREA LEAD
Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
Foundations in Chemistry
The Periodic Table and Energy
Core Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry and Transition Elements
Organic Chemistry and Analysis