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Chemistry A Level

/ AQA A Level / UOL42

The Chemistry A-Level focuses on chemistry as one of the main sciences and contains all the information you will need to pass the A-Level Chemistry exams.

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WAS £480.00

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course duration: 200 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Chemistry is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment. This specification is designed to encourage candidates to: gain data analysis skills appreciate how science works and its relevance beyond the laboratory develop an enthusiasm for Chemistry study Chemistry in a contemporary context On this course you will study six units:

Note that you will need to contact your examination centre to discuss the practical work and the route you will take. Also note your tutor has no involvement in this stage. How Science Works An understanding of How Science Works is a requirement. How Science Works is an underpinning set of concepts and is the means whereby students come to understand how scientists investigate scientific phenomena in their attempts to explain the world about us. Moreover, How Science Works recognises the contribution scientists have made to their own disciplines and to the wider world.

Please Note:
This course covers the new 2015 specification. As a result of the updated specification the first opportunity you will have to complete the exam for this course will be June 2017.
For more information please don’t hesitate to contact one of our course advisors.

Recommended reading
AQA Chemistry AS: Student Book, Ted Lister and Janet Renshaw, Nelson Thornes, ISBN: 9780748782802
AQA Chemistry A2: Student Book, Ted Lister and Janet Renshaw, Nelson Thornes, ISBN: 9780748782796 

Modules

AS Level 

Unit 1 – CHEM1 – Foundation ChemistryTopics 1.1 – Atomic Structure 1.2 – Amount of Substance 1.3 – Bonding 1.4 – Periodicity 1.5 – Introduction to Organic Chemistry 1.6 – Alkanes

Unit 2 –CHEM2 – Chemistry in ActionTopics 2.1 – Energetics 2.2 – Kinetics 2.3 – Equilibria 2.4 – Redox Reactions 2.5 – Group 7, the Halogens 2.6 – Group 2, the Alkaline Earth Metals 2.7 – Extraction of Metals 2.8 – Haloalkanes 2.9 – Alkenes 2.10 – Alcohols 2.11 – Analytical Techniques

Unit 3 – Investigative and Practical Skills Topics in the course of their experimental work, candidates should learn to:
- Demonstrate and describe ethical, safe and skilful practical techniques Process and select appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods
- Make, record and communicate reliable and valid observations Make measurements with appropriate precision and accuracy
- Analyse, interpret, explain and evaluate the methodology, results and impact of their own and others’ experimental and investigative activities in a variety of ways

A2 Level

Unit 4 – CHEM4 – Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic ChemistryTopics 4.1 – Kinetics 4.2 – Equilibria 4.3 – Acids and Bases 4.4 – Nomenclature and Isomerism in Organic Chemistry4.5 – Compounds Containing the Carbonyl Group 4.6 – Aromatic Chemistry 4.7 – Amines 4.8 – Amino Acids 4.9 – Polymers 4.10 – Organic Synthesis and Analysis 4.11 – Structure Determination

Unit 5 – CHEM5 – Energetics, Redox and Inorganic ChemistryTopics 5.1 – Thermodynamics 5.2 – Periodicity 5.3 – Redox Equilibria 5.4 – Transition Metals 5.5 – Reactions of Inorganic Compounds in Aqueous Solutions

Unit 6 - Investigative and Practical Skills in A2 Biology TopicsIn the course of their experimental work, candidates should learn to:
- Demonstrate and describe ethical, safe and skilful practical techniques Process and select appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods
- Make, record and communicate reliable and valid observations
- Make measurements with appropriate precision and accuracy
- Analyse, interpret, explain and evaluate the methodology, results and impact of their own and others’ experimental and investigative activities in a variety of ways 

Previous Knowledge

Minimum of GCSE grade C or above. Candidates will be required to have an understanding of the following terms: molecule, ion, compound element, isomer, isotope, oxidation, bond, reduction, hydrolysis, condensation, and wavelength. Mathematical Requirements Candidates should be familiar with: Arithmetic and computation Handling Data Algebra Graphs Geometry

Assessment

AS Level

Unit 1: CHEM1 – Foundation Chemistry
Examination paper: 1 hour 15 minutes

Unit 2:CHEM2 – Chemistry in Action
Examination paper: 1 hour 45 minutes

Unit 3: CHEM3 – Internal Assessment
Investigative and practical skills
A practical skills assessment conducted at an examination centre

A2 Level

Unit 4: CHEM4 – Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic Chemistry
Examination paper: 1 hour 45 minutes

Unit 5: CHEM5 – Energetics, Redox and Inorganic Chemistry
Examination paper: 1 hour 45 minutes

Unit 6: CHEM6 – Internal Assessment
Investigative and practical skills
A practical skills assessment conducted at an examination centre. 

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

course description

Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Chemistry is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment. This specification is designed to encourage candidates to: gain data analysis skills appreciate how science works and its relevance beyond the laboratory develop an enthusiasm for Chemistry study Chemistry in a contemporary context On this course you will study six units:

Note that you will need to contact your examination centre to discuss the practical work and the route you will take. Also note your tutor has no involvement in this stage. How Science Works An understanding of How Science Works is a requirement. How Science Works is an underpinning set of concepts and is the means whereby students come to understand how scientists investigate scientific phenomena in their attempts to explain the world about us. Moreover, How Science Works recognises the contribution scientists have made to their own disciplines and to the wider world.

Please Note:
This course covers the new 2015 specification. As a result of the updated specification the first opportunity you will have to complete the exam for this course will be June 2017.
For more information please don’t hesitate to contact one of our course advisors.

Recommended reading
AQA Chemistry AS: Student Book, Ted Lister and Janet Renshaw, Nelson Thornes, ISBN: 9780748782802
AQA Chemistry A2: Student Book, Ted Lister and Janet Renshaw, Nelson Thornes, ISBN: 9780748782796 

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

Minimum of GCSE grade C or above. Candidates will be required to have an understanding of the following terms: molecule, ion, compound element, isomer, isotope, oxidation, bond, reduction, hydrolysis, condensation, and wavelength. Mathematical Requirements Candidates should be familiar with: Arithmetic and computation Handling Data Algebra Graphs Geometry

assessment

Assessment

AS Level

Unit 1: CHEM1 – Foundation Chemistry
Examination paper: 1 hour 15 minutes

Unit 2:CHEM2 – Chemistry in Action
Examination paper: 1 hour 45 minutes

Unit 3: CHEM3 – Internal Assessment
Investigative and practical skills
A practical skills assessment conducted at an examination centre

A2 Level

Unit 4: CHEM4 – Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic Chemistry
Examination paper: 1 hour 45 minutes

Unit 5: CHEM5 – Energetics, Redox and Inorganic Chemistry
Examination paper: 1 hour 45 minutes

Unit 6: CHEM6 – Internal Assessment
Investigative and practical skills
A practical skills assessment conducted at an examination centre. 

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

support

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

modules

Modules

AS Level 

Unit 1 – CHEM1 – Foundation ChemistryTopics 1.1 – Atomic Structure 1.2 – Amount of Substance 1.3 – Bonding 1.4 – Periodicity 1.5 – Introduction to Organic Chemistry 1.6 – Alkanes

Unit 2 –CHEM2 – Chemistry in ActionTopics 2.1 – Energetics 2.2 – Kinetics 2.3 – Equilibria 2.4 – Redox Reactions 2.5 – Group 7, the Halogens 2.6 – Group 2, the Alkaline Earth Metals 2.7 – Extraction of Metals 2.8 – Haloalkanes 2.9 – Alkenes 2.10 – Alcohols 2.11 – Analytical Techniques

Unit 3 – Investigative and Practical Skills Topics in the course of their experimental work, candidates should learn to:
- Demonstrate and describe ethical, safe and skilful practical techniques Process and select appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods
- Make, record and communicate reliable and valid observations Make measurements with appropriate precision and accuracy
- Analyse, interpret, explain and evaluate the methodology, results and impact of their own and others’ experimental and investigative activities in a variety of ways

A2 Level

Unit 4 – CHEM4 – Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic ChemistryTopics 4.1 – Kinetics 4.2 – Equilibria 4.3 – Acids and Bases 4.4 – Nomenclature and Isomerism in Organic Chemistry4.5 – Compounds Containing the Carbonyl Group 4.6 – Aromatic Chemistry 4.7 – Amines 4.8 – Amino Acids 4.9 – Polymers 4.10 – Organic Synthesis and Analysis 4.11 – Structure Determination

Unit 5 – CHEM5 – Energetics, Redox and Inorganic ChemistryTopics 5.1 – Thermodynamics 5.2 – Periodicity 5.3 – Redox Equilibria 5.4 – Transition Metals 5.5 – Reactions of Inorganic Compounds in Aqueous Solutions

Unit 6 - Investigative and Practical Skills in A2 Biology TopicsIn the course of their experimental work, candidates should learn to:
- Demonstrate and describe ethical, safe and skilful practical techniques Process and select appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods
- Make, record and communicate reliable and valid observations
- Make measurements with appropriate precision and accuracy
- Analyse, interpret, explain and evaluate the methodology, results and impact of their own and others’ experimental and investigative activities in a variety of ways 

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.