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GCSE chemistry will teach you to develop an understanding of the principles of chemistry and then builds on this knowledge looking at the chemistry of the elements organic chemistry physical chemistry and chemistry in industry. This course is ideal for those wanting to go on to progress into a chemistry-related course or even just purely for knowledge.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    GCSE English and maths at grade 4 (C) or Functional Skills Level 2.

    Assessment Method

    You will be assessed using 2 paper-based exams and practical assessments.

    Aims of the course

    This Pearson Edexcel GCSE Chemistry course will provide students with a distinct Science GCSE qualification. It is suitable for anyone wishing to obtain a GCSE in the field of Science but is especially suitable for students looking to pursue further scientific study in Chemistry or to more technical careers in science or healthcare as well as those wishing to train as a primary school teacher.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this one-year programme you may be able to study on an Access to HE course.

    Facilities

    Learning will take place on campus in laboratories and ICT rooms. Students will also benefit from trips and day visits to exhibitions.

    Career Options

    Upon successful completion students can go on to pursue careers in teaching allied professions in the medical field and science-related industries or onto Access to Higher Education.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 34 weeks
Start Date 05/09/2022
End Date 16/06/2023
Course Code 4SCAK9A0

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 362
24+ Please Enquire
International £1,980

More Options

  • Starting 04/09/2023 at Southwark
    Venue Southwark
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 34 weeks
    Start Date 04/09/2023
    End Date 14/06/2024
    Course Code 4SCAK9A0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 362
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £1,980
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