IGCSE Chemistry

IGCSE Chemistry

This course provides a thorough grounding in organic and inorganic chemistry.

Entry Requirements
A very good level of English and Maths.

Alternative study: IGCSE Biology, IGCSE Physics or A-Level Chemistry

Course Content

We study EDEXCEL
Study topics include: atomic structure and bonding, quantitative chemistry, chemical and energy changes, organic chemistry, chemical analysis and the atmosphere.

Students will be taught via lectures, seminars, independent research, film and field work. Practical experiments are carried out throughout. There are also 8 ‘required practicals’ as part of the assessment process.


Exam Papers

• This is a linear course which means all the written assessment is at the end.
• Paper 1: 2 hours and Paper 2: 1.25 hours
• These contain multi-choice, structured, short and long answer questions.

Where does it lead?

Excellent grades in Chemistry are required to study medicine, dentistry or veterinary science.