Studying chemistry is a great introduction to all science and provides a powerful understanding of how the world is made up. Chemistry is literally the study of matter, how it changes, its composition as well as its structure and properties.
Chemistry explores the fundamental building blocks of life. This course will explore physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry.
You will study subjects like atomic structure, kinetics, periodicity, organic analysis and chromatography. Studying chemistry prepares you for further education, particularly if you want to work in medicine or become a scientist.
During this A-Level Chemistry course you will explore bonding, energetics, kinetics, thermodynamics, the periodic table, amino acids, proteins DNA and organic synthesis.
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Suitability - Who should attend?
No prior qualification needed
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by AQA) you will have achieved an internationally recognised AQA A-Level Chemistry.
- Developing an enthusiasm for chemistry
- Gaining holistic understanding of chemistry and all the interrelations
- Understanding of the scientific method, and how science fits in with that and the wider contexts
- Acquire a range of relevant scientific skills including evaluation methodology, evidence and data and resolving conflicting evidence.
- Evaluating the role of the scientific community in validating new knowledge and ensuring integrity
Training Course Content
Topic 1: Physical Chemistry
- Module 1: Atomic structure
- Module 2: Amount of substance
- Module 3: Bonding
- Module 4: Energetics
- Module 5: Kinetics
- Module 6: Chemical equilibria, Le Chatelier’s principle and Kc ATP
- Module 7: Oxidation, reduction and redox equations
- Module 8: Thermodynamics
- Module 9: Rate equations
- Module 10: Equilibrium constant Kp for homogeneous systems
- Module 11: Electrode potentials and electromechanical cells
- Module 12: Acids and bases
Topic 2: Inorganic Chemistry
- Module 1: Periodicity
- Module 2: Group 2, the alkaline earth metals
- Module 3: The Halogens
- Module 4: Properties of Period 3 elements and their oxides
- Module 5: Transition metals
- Module 6: Reactions of the ions in aqueous solution
Topic 3: Organic Chemistry
- Module 1: Introduction to organic chemistry
- Module 2: Alkanes
- Module 3: Halogenoalkanes
- Module 4: Alkenes
- Module 5: Alcohols
- Module 6: Organic analysis
- Module 7: Optical isomerism
- Module 8: Aldehydes & ketones
- Module 9: Carboxylic acids and derivatives
- Module 10: Aromatic chemistry
- Module 11: Amines
- Module 12: Polymers
- Module 13: Amino acids, proteins and DNA
- Module 14: Organic synthesis
- Module 15: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
- Module 16: Chromatography
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