Cambridge International 0971

What do we cover in the course?

Key syllabus elements

Fundamental chemical concepts.

Economic and environmental importance of Chemistry.

Handling information and problem solving.

Experimental skills and investigations.

How is it assessed?

Key assessment elements

3 papers at the end of the course

30% multiple choice paper

50% extended theory paper

20% alternative to practical paper

Key skills required

Good mathematical ability, particularly data handling.

Any other information

It is a one year accelerated course with a large practical component. Students are entered for either core/extended, according to their ability.