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This course will build on your keen interest in physical science, and allow you to progress to higher education and eventually to careers in areas such as medicine, pharmaceuticals or veterinary science.

Course details


Year one:

  • Development of practical skills in chemistry
  • Foundations in chemistry
  • Periodic table and energy
  • Core organic chemistry

Year two:

  • Physical chemistry and transition elements
  • Organic chemistry and analysis

How will my work be assessed?

Year one:

  • Two written papers: 100%

Year two:

  • Three written papers: 100%

What can I do after this?

Higher education at university or college to study science, medicine or veterinary science.

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English Language
  • Subject-specific entry requirements must also be met:
    Grade 6 or above in GCSE Maths to study A-level Maths
    Grade 5 or above in GCSE Science to study A-levels in the Sciences
    Grade 5 or above in either GCSE English Language or Literature to study A-level English

Open Event - Southend Campus

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.


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  1. View the Course details above to ensure this is the correct course for you.
  2. Check the Entry requirements above.
  3. Choose your preferred course option below and click the arrow to view details.
  4. Click the button to apply or make an enquiry.

If you have any questions, a course adviser is here to help you.

Important please read: you only need to make an application for one of your chosen A-level courses. There is no need to apply for each A-level course individually. You will be invited to attend an A Level Subject Event where you will be able to discuss and select your chosen subjects.

  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Starts Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • Attendance Full time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Provision School leavers
  • Cost Free
  • Cost details FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment
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