Exam Board: AQA

The chemistry course is divided into three sections, with each encompassing the relevant practical skills.

The chemistry course has a large practical element with a minimum of twelve required practical tasks throughout the two year course.

Chemistry can be combined with any other subjects but goes particularly well with physics, mathematics, biology and geography.


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Sixth Form entry requirements and a grade 5 or above in GCSE mathematics, grade 5 or above in all three separate sciences or grade 6 in science trilogy.​

Where can it lead?

Chemistry is the basis for a wide range of degree level subject including traditional chemistry based topics of medicine, dentistry, midwifery, veterinary courses, environmental science, natural science and forensics.