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Chemistry A-Level

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On the A Level Chemistry course, you will study for 4 hours per week. You will complete the AS Level in the first year and the A2 in the second to form a full A Level.

The course includes a wide range of topics in Chemistry, and will be taught through theory sessions, practical activities, learning games and online activities.

The course can be taken in the following ways:

- Within KC Sixth with another two, possibly three A-Levels, tutorial and optional EPQ and Core maths
- As an ‘add on’ to a Full Time Level 3 Study Programme at the College, for example alongside a BTEC Extended Diploma
- As a stand-alone part-time course

How will I be assessed?


Next: Career Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

A-Level Chemistry is an enabling qualification for more degree courses than almost any other A-Level, enabling you to study everything from Sports Medicine to Engineering. This in turn leads on to the widest possible range of career opportunities from Ecology to Energy production, Landscaping to Law.

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Chemistry requires a student who is willing to ask questions, apply reasoning and logic to problems, is deeply interested in finding out about the world around them and not afraid of a bit of maths!

5 GCSEs at 4 or above, including a 6 in Chemistry and Maths.

If you would like to apply for the full-time package (3-4 AS-Levels) please complete a full-time application form.

If you would like to study this course part-time, please contact the tutors:
Marina Shuttleworth: Marina.Shuttleworth@kendal.ac.uk
Steve Richardson: Stephen.Richardson@kendal.ac.uk

Next: Fees

Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on enquiries@kendal.ac.uk for details. More about Student Finance.

Next: Apply

Apply for Chemistry A-Level

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