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Chemistry helps us to understand materials, explain properties and observations and to develop problem-solving skills. Using Chemistry we can live more sustainably, contributing to the development of renewable and low carbon energy sources. Synthesis of organic molecules can help us to develop pharmaceuticals to improve human health in a changing world.
In Year 12, Foundations in Chemistry including:
Studying A-Level Chemistry is a route to some fantastic career opportunities in the areas of Science, Medicine and Engineering. In addition to studying a Chemistry degree, Chemistry A-Level allows you to progress onto university to study courses such as Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Dentistry, Chemical Engineering, Forensic Science and Environmental Science to name a few. The analytical, mathematical, investigative, research, decision making and problem-solving skills developed by studying Chemistry are highly transferable skills and sought by a range of employers.
OCR: Chemistry A Specification.
At least five 5s at GCSE, including at least a 6 in two Sciences (including a 6 in Chemistry if taken) and a 6 in Maths.
Have you considered studying a Mixed Programme (A-Levels and Btecs) Whether you’re on target to achieve five 5s in your GCSEs or not there may still be an option to study A-Levels alongside a BTEC qualification at Newman.