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Project Description
Exam Board: OCR (Chemistry A)
About The Subject:


The aims of this specification are to encourage you to:

·   Develop your interest in, and enthusiasm for chemistry

·   Appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society

·   Develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works

·   Develop your essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of chemistry and how they relate to each other

Units Studied: Development of practical skills

Foundations in chemistry

Periodic table and energy

Core organic chemistry

Physical chemistry and transitional elements

Organic chemistry and analysis

Assessment: Examination and practical endorsement
College Entry Requirements: Minimum of 5 good grades at GCSE, including English and maths at a strong pass
Subject Specific Requirements: GCSE Chemistry grade A, plus a grade 7 or above in maths. Knowledge of scientific language.
Career Links: Medicine and medical sciences, veterinary science, chemistry, biochemistry, and engineering. The prerequisite for medicine, medical sciences and veterinary science at university is often the majority of GCSE, AS and A levels at grades A & A*.