Chemistry allows you to study the basis of all chemical substances, the understanding of which has greatly improved the quality of life for most people around the world.
Our A Level course is underpinned by the practical skills that we call ‘How Science Works’. You will find out how chemists are real innovators, designing solutions to the problems that affect modern life, and using practical experiments and theory to underpin your knowledge.
Topics covered can include:
You will need a minimum of:
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
During the 1st year, there will be 5 formal internal assessments that you will need to pass in order to progress into the 2nd year.
At the end of the 2nd year, there are three public examinations.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
A Levels are widely regarded as the standard entry qualification for top universities in the UK, and the rest of the world.
Many of our students go on to study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.