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Course Mode
Part-time
Level
3
Start Date
Enquire
Start Time
-
Duration
2 Years
End Date
19/06/2020

A-Levels

Here at Kendal College, we have a culture of high expectations, creating an environment in which A-Level learners can thrive.

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Course Overview

On the A-Level Chemistry course, you will study for 4 hours per week. You will complete the AS Level in the first year and the A2 in the second to form a full A Level.

The course includes a wide range of topics in Chemistry, and will be taught through theory sessions, practical activities, learning games and online activities.

The course can be taken in the following ways:

- Within KC Sixth with another two, possibly three A-Levels, tutorial and optional EPQ and Core maths
- As an 'add on' to a Full Time Level 3 Study Programme at the College, for example alongside a BTEC Extended Diploma
- As a stand-alone part-time course

If you would like to study a full-time programme of A-levels, please complete a full-time application form.

Entry Requirements

Chemistry requires a student who is willing to ask questions, apply reasoning and logic to problems, is deeply interested in finding out about the world around them and not afraid of a bit of maths!

5 GCSEs at 4 or above, including a 6 in Chemistry and Maths.

If you would like to study this course part-time, please contact the tutors:
Marina Shuttleworth: Marina.Shuttleworth@kendal.ac.uk
Steve Richardson: Stephen.Richardson@kendal.ac.uk

If you would like to study a full-time programme of A-levels, please complete a full-time application form.

After Your Course

A-Level Chemistry is an enabling qualification for more degree courses than almost any other A-Level, enabling you to study everything from Sports Medicine to Engineering. This in turn leads on to the widest possible range of career opportunities from Ecology to Energy production, Landscaping to Law.

Fees

£811.00

Course fees are per year. The current fee information is related to the 2019/20 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2020/21 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:

  • Aged 16-18 on 31/08/19
  • Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
  • Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
  • Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
  • Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course

Level 3-6 Courses for Adults

Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19+ and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.

Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.

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