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Chemistry IGCSE

/ Edexcel IGCSE / UOL46

The IGCSE Chemistry course has been developed to provide an understanding of chemistry as a science and provide a progression route for A-Level study.

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course duration: 200 hrs

study type: online

Course Description

IGCSE Chemistry IGCSE in Chemistry aims to develop an understanding of the unifying patterns and themes of chemistry, as well as experimental and investigative skills based on correct and safe laboratory techniques. Students will gain an appreciation of scientific methods and learn to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them.

The Edexcel IGCSE in Chemistry qualification enables students to:

  • Learn about the unifying patterns and themes of chemistry 
  • Appreciate the practical nature of chemistry 
  • Acquire experimental and investigative skills based on correct and safe laboratory techniques
  • Appreciate the importance to scientific methods of accurate experimental work and reporting form hypotheses and design experiments to test them 
  • Develop a logical approach to problem solving in a wider context understand the widespread importance of chemistry and the way materials are used in the world 
  • Appreciate how the work of the chemist has social, industrial, technological, environmental and economic consequences for the community 
  • Prepare for more advanced courses in chemistry and for courses which require them to have a knowledge of chemistry

Modules

Section 1: Principles of chemistry
Section 2: Chemistry of the elements
Section 3: Organic chemistry
Section 4: Physical chemistry
Section 5: Chemistry in society

Previous Knowledge

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

Assessment

Chemistry Paper 1 – Paper code: 4CH0/1C
Externally assessed
Availability: January and June series
66.6% of the total IGCSE mark
The paper is assessed through a two-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.
The total number of marks is 120.

Chemistry Paper 2 – Paper code: 4CH0/2
Externally assessed Availability: January and June series
33.3.% of the total IGCSE marks
The paper is assessed through a one-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.
The total number of marks is 60.

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

Awarding Organisation

Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall.Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

Support

This course is provided to you in online format. Upon enrollment 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 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. The course materials and support will be provided by UK Distance Learning and Publishing.

course description

Course Description

IGCSE Chemistry IGCSE in Chemistry aims to develop an understanding of the unifying patterns and themes of chemistry, as well as experimental and investigative skills based on correct and safe laboratory techniques. Students will gain an appreciation of scientific methods and learn to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them.

The Edexcel IGCSE in Chemistry qualification enables students to:

  • Learn about the unifying patterns and themes of chemistry 
  • Appreciate the practical nature of chemistry 
  • Acquire experimental and investigative skills based on correct and safe laboratory techniques
  • Appreciate the importance to scientific methods of accurate experimental work and reporting form hypotheses and design experiments to test them 
  • Develop a logical approach to problem solving in a wider context understand the widespread importance of chemistry and the way materials are used in the world 
  • Appreciate how the work of the chemist has social, industrial, technological, environmental and economic consequences for the community 
  • Prepare for more advanced courses in chemistry and for courses which require them to have a knowledge of chemistry
previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

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

assessment

Assessment

Chemistry Paper 1 – Paper code: 4CH0/1C
Externally assessed
Availability: January and June series
66.6% of the total IGCSE mark
The paper is assessed through a two-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.
The total number of marks is 120.

Chemistry Paper 2 – Paper code: 4CH0/2
Externally assessed Availability: January and June series
33.3.% of the total IGCSE marks
The paper is assessed through a one-hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.
The total number of marks is 60.

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

support

Support

This course is provided to you in online format. Upon enrollment 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 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. The course materials and support will be provided by UK Distance Learning and Publishing.

modules

Modules

Section 1: Principles of chemistry
Section 2: Chemistry of the elements
Section 3: Organic chemistry
Section 4: Physical chemistry
Section 5: Chemistry in society

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall.Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.