A-level science qualifications build on the concepts and skills developed at GCSE, and focus on inspiring and relevant content that paves the way for the scientists of tomorrow.
A level Chemistry specification has a three unit structure that provides the fundamental key concepts of chemistry, including the core and general principles and laboratory skills, in motivating contemporary contexts.
Chemistry A level is a two year course that culminates in three papers. Paper 1 tests Physical and Inorganic Chemistry. Paper 2 tests Organic Chemistry and Paper 3 is a synoptic paper. Practical work is a key component of the course and develops analytical and problem solving skills.
This qualification supports progression into further education, training or employment, such as bachelor degrees in Chemistry, or chemistry related degrees, or employment within the science sector.