Why is the study of Chemistry important? 


Chemistry is a pre-requisite for any student who wishes to study medicine at university. It is a course renowned for high technical difficulty, but, as a facilitating subject, is one favoured by universities. In Chemistry, students will learn key technical and practical skills which will build on their prior learning from GCSE.

  • Course Content and Assessment

    Course Content:

    • Physical Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Investigative and Practical Skills



    • 100% Examination
    • 0% Coursework
  • Entry Criteria

    5 GCSEs at 4 or above including:

    • Chemistry/Science GCSE at 6 or above.
  • How can Chemistry support your future?

    Students who have taken A Level Chemistry go on to study Biology at University alongside complementary subjects. Future opportunities may include: health & clinical professions such as Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy or Pharmacy and Scientific Research.

  • How does the study of Chemistry support your study of other subjects?

    Chemistry is a subject which synthesises with many other KS5 subjects, not only traditional ones such as Biology, Physics and Mathematics, but also with conceptual subjects such as Psychology, Law, Criminology and Sociology.