A Level Chemistry


Chemistry is the study of materials with a particular emphasis on their structure and components, how they interact and their importance in daily life.


Am I right for the course?

If you are interested in the chemical sciences and would like to study a related course at university then this is the course for you. It combines particularly well with A-levels in PE, Biology, Mathematics and Psychology.

A minimum of 6 GCSEs grade 5 or above which must include English & maths and a grade 6 in subjects specifically being studied.

In addition to in-class assessments, you will be formally assessed through completing practical experiments in the Chemistry laboratory and sitting the AQA exams at the end of the second year.

All our A levels are taught by subject specialists.

What Next?

Chemistry is an important fundamental science. It is an appropriate choice for those considering careers in the chemical sciences, pharmacy, medicine, veterinary science, biological sciences, food science, materials science, teaching and many others.

A Levels can lead you onto many different career paths, including university to further develop your skills in your chosen subject(s).

'Oaklands has been very different from school, it has set me up for college, the tutors have been excellent, the environment brilliant and I have walked away today with an A*, 98% overall and got into my first choice university to study Physics.'George Milleret, Intensive Maths A Level

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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