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Foundation Chemistry GCSE

If you are considering a future in healthcare or medicine, engineering, forensics or just interested in the subject, study our chemistry GCSE course and gain your fully recognised GCSE qualification. 

/ AQA GCSE / OSC50

£414.00 or only £175.00 initial deposit

Method of study

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Course Title:Foundation Chemistry GCSE

Awarding Body:AQA

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

- Fully recognised AQA Chemistry GCSE Foundation Tier
- Exactly the same qualification as school or college
- Achieve between grades 1-5 with foundation tier
- Explore the wonder of chemistry in the science world
- Understand chemical bonding, atomic structure and energy changes
- Discover the periodic table of elements
- Study at your own pace, in your own environment
- Open up a future in science with our AQA GCSE Chemistry.

Understand how atoms work, discover chemical changes and learn about chemical bonds!

Course Info

Course Title:Foundation Chemistry GCSE

Awarding Body:AQA

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

No previous study is required to access any of our GCSE courses, but they do require literacy and numeracy skills.

Assessment

You will be assessed across the units below by 2 paper-based examinations.

A range of practical skills for this course will be assessed through written exams. Therefore, we strongly advise you to take your practical assessments and written exams.

With this option you have the freedom to book your own exams and practicals.

Paper 1

Type: Written examination
Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Weighting: 50% of GCSE
Total Marks: 100
Question type: Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response
Assessed: Topics 1-5

Paper 2

Type: Written examination
Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Weighting: 50% of GCSE
Total Marks: 100
Question type: Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response
Assessed: Topics 6–10

Although you are assessed formally by exams, you will also be required to submit tutor-marked assignments. These are designed to help you and monitor your progress.

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.

Unit 1: Atomic Structure And The Periodic Table
Unit 2: Bonding, Structure And, The Properties Of Matter
Unit 3: Quantitative Chemistry
Unit 4: Chemical Changes
Unit 5: Energy Changes
Unit 6:The Rate And Extent Of Chemical Change
Unit 7:Organic Chemistry
Unit 8: Chemical Analysis
Unit 9: Chemistry Of The Atmosphere
Unit 10: Using Resources

This course is provided to you in online format. Upon enrolment onto the course you will receive login details to access the course materials. 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.

You will have access to your tutor via the 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. The course materials and support will be provided by our partner OSC.

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- Fully recognised AQA Chemistry GCSE Foundation Tier
- Exactly the same qualification as school or college
- Achieve between grades 1-5 with foundation tier
- Explore the wonder of chemistry in the science world
- Understand chemical bonding, atomic structure and energy changes
- Discover the periodic table of elements
- Study at your own pace, in your own environment
- Open up a future in science with our AQA GCSE Chemistry.

Understand how atoms work, discover chemical changes and learn about chemical bonds!

Previous Knowledge

No previous study is required to access any of our GCSE courses, but they do require literacy and numeracy skills.

Assessment

You will be assessed across the units below by 2 paper-based examinations.

A range of practical skills for this course will be assessed through written exams. Therefore, we strongly advise you to take your practical assessments and written exams.

With this option you have the freedom to book your own exams and practicals.

Paper 1

Type: Written examination
Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Weighting: 50% of GCSE
Total Marks: 100
Question type: Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response
Assessed: Topics 1-5

Paper 2

Type: Written examination
Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Weighting: 50% of GCSE
Total Marks: 100
Question type: Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response
Assessed: Topics 6–10

Although you are assessed formally by exams, you will also be required to submit tutor-marked assignments. These are designed to help you and monitor your progress.

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

This course is provided to you in online format. Upon enrolment onto the course you will receive login details to access the course materials. 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.

You will have access to your tutor via the 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. The course materials and support will be provided by our partner OSC.

Unit 1: Atomic Structure And The Periodic Table
Unit 2: Bonding, Structure And, The Properties Of Matter
Unit 3: Quantitative Chemistry
Unit 4: Chemical Changes
Unit 5: Energy Changes
Unit 6:The Rate And Extent Of Chemical Change
Unit 7:Organic Chemistry
Unit 8: Chemical Analysis
Unit 9: Chemistry Of The Atmosphere
Unit 10: Using Resources

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.

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£414.00 or only £175.00 initial deposit

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