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Chemistry A Level

National Extension College
Course summary
695 GBP
Next available date: Contact for dates - Distance

Course description

Chemistry A Level:

Chemistry is the science of substances and their properties and interactions, from explosions to the creation of new compounds. This is the ideal course if you aspire to work in pharmaceuticals, food chemistry or forensics. Topics in this course include atomic structure, equilibrium and transition metals.

Practical work in the course is designed to be carried out at home. No laboratory access is required.

Topics include:
Unit 1 - Working as a chemist
Unit 2 - Bonding and redox reactions
Unit 3 - Inorganic chemistry, quantities and energy in reactions
Unit 4 - Organic chemistry
Unit 5 - Modern analytical techniques, kinetics and equilibrium
Unit 6 - Equilibria and lattice energy
Unit 7 - Entropy, further redox and transition metal chemistry
Unit 8 - Kinetics, chirality and carbonyl compounds
Unit 9 - Carboxylic acids, arenes and amines
Unit 10 - Organic synthesis and modern analytical techniques

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Suitability - Who should attend?

A GCSE or equivalent in Chemistry or Double or Triple Science (minimum grade B) and Maths (minimum grade C) is recommended for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GCE A Level or equivalent

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