Chemistry is about the materials around us. Within this two year course you will look at physical chemistry and how atoms combine to produce the different substances we use everyday. You will investigate how and why reactions happen, how to speed them up, increase their yield and look at their effects on the environment. Through practical sessions you will learn to develop your skills in analytical, mathmatical and investigative skills. A keen interest and aptitute in working with number is key for this course.
This course provides a good foundation for study at Higher Education or careers in Medicine, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Dentistry, Materials Science, Research, Teaching, Forensic Science, Toxicology, Nanotechnology and many more, including non-directly science related careers.