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Chemistry IGCSE

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.

/ Edexcel IGCSE / OSC46

£414.00 or only £175.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Chemistry IGCSE

Awarding Body:Pearson Qualifications

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:24 months expert tutor support

Course Description

This IGCSE Chemistry Home Study course is designed for those who want an introduction to this exciting subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects.

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

Course Info

Course Title:Chemistry IGCSE

Awarding Body:Pearson Qualifications

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:24 months expert tutor support

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: 4CH1/1C (66.6% of the total IGCSE mark)
Externally assessed
Assessment date: June 2019
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: 4CH1/2C (33.3.% of the total IGCSE marks)
Externally assessed
Assessment date: June 2019
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.

Specification: Edexcel 4CH1

SECTION 1: PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY
States of matter
Atoms
Atomic structure
Relative formula masses and molar volumes of gases
Chemical formulae and chemical equations
Ionic compounds
Covalent substances
Metallic crystals
Electrolysis

SECTION 2: CHEMISTRY OF THE ELEMENTS
The Periodic Table
Group 1 elements – lithium, sodium and potassium
Group 7 elements – chlorine, bromine and iodine
Oxygen and oxides
Hydrogen and water
Reactivity series
Test for ions and gases

SECTION 3: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Introduction
Alkanes
Alkenes
Ethanol

SECTION 4: PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
Acids, alkalis and salts
Energetics
Rates of reaction
Equilibria

SECTION 5: CHEMISTRY IN SOCIETY
Extraction and uses of metals
Crude oil
Synthetic polymers
The industrial manufacture of chemicals

This course is provided to the learner in online format. Upon enrolment onto the course the student will receive login details to access the course materials. The learner will get expert tutor support via email and will receive feedback on their assignments.

Guidance is provided 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. The learner must have access to email in order to contact their tutor.

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Course Description

This IGCSE Chemistry Home Study course is designed for those who want an introduction to this exciting subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects.

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

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: 4CH1/1C (66.6% of the total IGCSE mark)
Externally assessed
Assessment date: June 2019
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: 4CH1/2C (33.3.% of the total IGCSE marks)
Externally assessed
Assessment date: June 2019
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.

This course is provided to the learner in online format. Upon enrolment onto the course the student will receive login details to access the course materials. The learner will get expert tutor support via email and will receive feedback on their assignments.

Guidance is provided 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. The learner must have access to email in order to contact their tutor.

Specification: Edexcel 4CH1

SECTION 1: PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY
States of matter
Atoms
Atomic structure
Relative formula masses and molar volumes of gases
Chemical formulae and chemical equations
Ionic compounds
Covalent substances
Metallic crystals
Electrolysis

SECTION 2: CHEMISTRY OF THE ELEMENTS
The Periodic Table
Group 1 elements – lithium, sodium and potassium
Group 7 elements – chlorine, bromine and iodine
Oxygen and oxides
Hydrogen and water
Reactivity series
Test for ions and gases

SECTION 3: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Introduction
Alkanes
Alkenes
Ethanol

SECTION 4: PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
Acids, alkalis and salts
Energetics
Rates of reaction
Equilibria

SECTION 5: CHEMISTRY IN SOCIETY
Extraction and uses of metals
Crude oil
Synthetic polymers
The industrial manufacture of chemicals

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.

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