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Chemistry

Overview

Content

Requirements

Careers

Overview

Students studying the subject at A Level follow the AQA A-LEVEL CHEMISTRY 7405 specification.  During the course, the following topics are covered.

Content

Year 12 Year 13

Atomic structure

Bonding

Oxidation reduction and redox equations

Group 2, the alkaline earth metals

Group 7(17), the halogens

Periodicity

Chemical equilibria and Le Chatelier’s principle and Kc

Alcohols

Organic analysis

Introduction to organic chemistry including Empirical Formula.

Alkanes

Halogenoalkanes

Alkenes

Amount of substance

Energetics

Kinetics

Thermodynamics

Acids and Bases

Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells

Transition metals

Reactions of ions in aqueous Solution

Properties of Period 3 elements and their oxides

Optical isomerism

Aldehydes and ketones

Carboxylic acids and derivatives

Rate equations

Aromatic chemistry

Amines

Polymers

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Amino acids, proteins and DNA

Equilibrium constant Kp for homogeneous systems

Chromatography

Organic synthesis

Requirements

For more detailed information about the course content and assessment requirements, please refer to the examination board website.

Careers

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