A-Level Chemistry (Edexcel) - Westminster Kingsway College

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A-Level Chemistry (Edexcel)

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Course Title A-Level Chemistry (Edexcel)
Start Date 4th September 2017
Location Kings Cross
Duration 2 years
Attendance 3 sessions per week
Fees Fee details on enquiry. All learners are fee-assessed at enrolment
All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment

Course Content

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Short Description
New specification for September
 
AS Chemistry (Edexcel)
King's Cross Centre
1 year - Year 1
Level 3
 
What will I study?
 
You will study two externally marked papers (each counting for 50% of your final grade):
• Paper 1:  Core Inorganic and Physical Chemistry - this will include Atomic theory;  Structure and Bonding;  Redox;  Periodic Table and Calculations involving amounts of substances
• Paper 2 : Core Organic  and Physical Chemistry - this will include Organic chemistry; Modern analytical methods; Energetics; Kinetics and Equilibrium
  
 
A2 Chemistry (Edexcel)
King's Cross Centre
1 year - Year 2
Level 3
 
What will I study?
You will study three externally marked papers:
• Paper 1: Advanced Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (30% of your total grade), including your AS Level topics plus Equilibrium part 2, Energetics part 2, Redox part 2, Acid-Base equilibrium and Transition metals.
• Paper 2: Advanced Organic and Physical Chemistry (30% of your total grade), including your AS Level topics plus Organic chemistry part 2, Modern analytical chemistry part 2 and Kinetics part 2.
• Paper 3: General and Practical Principles of Chemistry (40% of your total grade), a synoptic paper which will include questions to assess your understanding of the experimental methods met in the course.
 
Important information
Chemistry is an essential subject for many university courses, including anyone wishing to pursue a career in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, biochemistry or pharmacy.
Access Method
1st year - You will study two externally marked papers
2nd year - You will study three externally marked papers
Progression
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Entry Requirements

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Entry Requirement
General A-Level entry requirements - Three GCSEs at grade B or above plus two further GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent). At least four GCSEs must have been assessed through examination, including English Language and Maths.
 
What are the additional entry requirements for this course?
GCSE Maths at grade B or above plus a grade BB or above in Science & Additional Science or a grade B in Chemistry and a good reference.
 
For entry to the second year of the A-Level, you will need:
AS Chemistry at grade D or above, the entry requirements for AS Chemistry and a good reference or recommendation from your Tutor.
All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment

How to Apply

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