Chemistry is an exciting subject where you will study the very nature of matter and how it changes between its forms. In this A Level, you will combine practical activities with theoretical work, expanding the knowledge you have gained at GCSE. This course is ideal if you have a passion for Chemistry, and want to progress to a STEM related career. Topics you will study include:

- Atomic structure

- Amount of substance

- Energetics

- Rates of reaction

- Equilibria

- Transition metals

- Organic chemistry

- Chemical analysis


Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and grade 6/5 in GCSE Combined Sciences.  If studying GCSE single Sciences, then a grade 6 in GCSE Chemistry plus at least a grade 5 in another GCSE single Science subject.

Studying Chemistry is an exciting and immersive experience, and through practical work in our professional-grade laboratories, you will discover a variety of modern chemical applications and concepts. Our outstanding teaching staff are highly experienced, and will guide and support you to discover the many and amazing facets of the world of Chemical science.

Students who opt to study Chemistry at A Level can look forward to a huge range of careers in the STEM industries. Students who study Chemistry at A Level typically choose to take the subject further at university, and have progressed to courses such as Chemical Engineering, Medicine and Pharmacy.

Good to Know

If you’re hoping to progress onto a career in Medicine or Veterinary Science, it is advisable that you study an A Level in Chemistry.