Chemistry is the study of all chemical substances and how they can change. You will learn to understand these and see in new ways the things that make up the world; our food, fuels and fabrics, building materials and manufactured goods, the air we breathe, the tools we use. Typical A Level subject combinations with chemistry: Chemistry, Maths and Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Economics.
A Level Chemistry, often in conjunction with other science-based subjects, can lead to the following types of degree course: Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Dentistry, Dietetics, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geology, Medical Science, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Sports Science, Veterinary Science. Students have recently progressed to study Medicine and Surgery at University of Central Lancashire, Cellular and Molecular Medicine at University of Bristol, Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London and Dentistry at Univesity of Manchester.
This subject is also available as part of our Elite Medics programme, if you are a gifted student aiming for medical school. Find out more.
Contact us now, and our experienced members of staff will be happy to talk you through your options and find the best A Level options for you.
Not all A Level subject combinations are available for all start dates and subjects offered will vary by location.
GCSEs are taken as a course of study before taking A Levels or a Foundation pathway. We offer a2 Year GCSE Pathway programme as well as a 3 and 4 term programme, offering students from the age of 14 years an early opportunity to establish the language, learning and cultural skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive world of higher education.
A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice. Students typically study three or four subjects with exams at the end of two years.
A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.