A level Board/code
What do we cover in the course?
Key syllabus elements
- knowledge and understanding of physical, inorganic and organic chemistry and how they relate to each other
- competence and confidence in a variety of practical, mathematical and problem solving skills and an understanding of scientific methods
How is it assessed?
Key assessment elements
|8CH0/1||Core inorganic and physical chemistry||1 hr 30min||50%||n/a|
|8CH0/2||Core organic and physical chemistry||1 hr 30min||50%||n/a|
|9CH0/1||Advanced inorganic and physical chemistry||1hr 45min||30%|
|9CH0/2||Advanced organic and physical chemistry||1hr 45min||30%|
|9CH0/3||General and practical principles||2hr 30min||40%|
|9CH0/4||Practical endorsement||Continuous assessment||
Key skills required
What entry requirements are there to study this course?
GCSE Chemistry/GCSE Science or equivalent and GCSE Mathematics or equivalent
What is the course useful for?
Essential for Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Pharmacy
Useful for Engineering, Physical and Biological Sciences, optometry, physiotherapy, forensic science, environmental science
Any other information
The theory is supported by a large amount of practical work which will form the basis of the practical science endorsement. This is a new course from September 2015