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.