Level 2 Chemistry
Teacher in Charge: Ms U. Mehta
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: A range of learning experiences is designed to cater to different learning styles, including extensive practical work and modelling. There is a focus on problem-solving and analytical techniques. Homework is an essential part of the course and students can expect to have regular tasks set.
Chemistry is an important prerequisite for technology, engineering, health science, biochemistry,
food science, marine science, microbiology, pharmacology and toxicology, neuroscience, clothing and textiles science. Also useful in the following careers; forensic science, water treatment, teaching, medical testing, fertilizer manufacture, pollution monitoring, brewing, plastic manufacture etc.
Recommended Prior Learning
- Achieved or higher in both Level 1 Chemistry Standards in 11SCP,
- OR Achieved or higher in two 11SCM external exams (Chemistry and one other Science)
Successfully completing the literacy and numeracy requirements of Level One is also strongly recommended due the technical vocabulary and equations used in the course.
Otherwise, with HoDs approval.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
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