Edexcel A level Chemistry (2008)

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Students of our Edexcel A level in Chemistry will develop their interest in and enthusiasm for chemistry, and explore how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society. Plenty of practical experience is included to encourage enjoyment of the study of chemistry and enhance understanding. 

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Edexcel A level Chemistry specification
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AS and A level
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Our Edexcel A level Chemistry specification has a six-unit structure that provides the fundamental key concepts of chemistry, including the core and general principles and laboratory skills, in motivating contemporary contexts. With a realistic, manageable level of content and assessment, the specification is designed to inspire and engage teachers and students in the learning experience.

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Our Edexcel A level in Chemistry includes plenty of practical experience to increase your enjoyment and understanding of chemistry and give you the skills you need to study science at higher levels.

You’ll study important aspects of chemistry including climate change, green chemistry, pharmaceuticals and chemistry research.

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