Chemistry A level

What are the benefits of studying Chemistry A level?

  • To gain a deeper understanding of the world around us.
  • To understand the properties of materials in terms of the underlying molecular structure.
  • To apply the knowledge gained in the course in order to solve scientific problems both quantitatively and qualitatively.
  • To develop practical skills by carrying out many experiments in the laboratory.
  • To earn a qualification that is highly regarded by all universities.
  • To earn a qualification that shows you are able to learn and apply scientific knowledge, to develop analytical and report writing skills, but above all else, this qualification shows you are able to commit yourself and solve problems successfully in a very challenging environment.

Comprises 3 units:

Unit 1 – The core principles of chemistr

Unit 2 – Application of core principles of chemistry

Unit 3 – Chemistry laboratory skills

A2 Chemistry – Edexcel  (9CH01)

Comprises 3 units:

Unit 4 – General principles of chemistry, rates, equilibria and organic chemistry

Unit 5 – general principles of chemistry II, transition metals, organic nitrogen chemistry

Unit 6 – Chemistry laboratory skills II

Reading List

AS :

Facer G — Edexcel AS Chemistry (2nd edition )  (Philip Allan Updates, 2008)

ISBN 978-0340957608

Facer G — Edexcel A2 Chemistry (Philip Allan Updates, 2006)                                         ISBN 1844892131

Edexcel AS chemistry – student,s book

ISBN 978-1-4058-9635-1

A2 :

Facer G — Edexcel A2 Chemistry (2nd edition )  (Philip Allan Updates, 2009)