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Course Overview

Chemistry touches almost every aspect of our existence in some way.

How does ice float? Why do leaves change colour? Why is the sea salty? This subject answers all of these questions, and many more! An interesting, challenging, and rewarding course, it will develop your scientific skills and knowledge using logic and rigorous scientific thinking. This online course covers a range of subjects, from the structure of the atom through to fractional distillation and fuel production!

A great choice if you’re considering a career in health and clinical professions including medicine, veterinary science, nursing, dentistry, and forensic science, blending chemistry with other suitable GSCEs will be a stepping stone to studying at A-level or university.

Our Pearson Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry online learning course is enhanced with lessons with a bank of resources, interactive tests and activities.  The course focuses on strands of learning within the curriculum to improve progression throughout, offering a seamless progression.

We provide learning resources that focus on assessment objectives and are organised by topic, allowing you to use them alongside our scheme of work.

The course measures progression and assesses understanding with;

  • Enables students to build, apply and review their understanding with worksheets and Quick Quizzes..
  • Ensure understanding of the key concepts for the main topics with appropiate presentations.
  • Provides complete specification coverage with a list of learning objectives.

This online learning course  has been designed specifically to be studied online in your own time, at your own pace.

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Course Contents

  • States of matter
  • Elements, compounds and mixtures
  • Atomic structure
  • The Periodic Table
  • Chemical formulae, equations and calculations
  • Ionic bonding
  • Covalent bonding
  • Metallic bonding
  • Electrolysis
  • Group 1 (alkali metals) – lithium, sodium and potassium
  • Group 7 (halogens) – chlorine, bromine and iodine
  • Gases in the atmosphere
  • Reactivity series
  • Extraction and uses of metals
  • Acids, alkalis and titrations
  • Acids, bases and salt preparations
  • Chemical tests
  • Energetics
  • Rates of reaction
  • Reversible reactions and equilibria
  • Introduction
  • Crude oil
  • Alkanes
  • Alkenes
  • Alcohols
  • Carboxylic acids
  • Esters
  • Synthetic polymers

Previous knowledge required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

Assessment

You’ll be required to complete two IGCSE standard written exams.

Official exams

  • Written exam: 2 hours, 61.1% of IGCSE, 110 marks.
  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes, 38.9% of IGCSE, 70 marks

Course Duration

You will have 1 year to complete the full IGCSE Chemistry online course from the date you start the course. You will be able to study at your own pace and in your own time

Study hours

180 hours

Study Method

This course enables you to study for a IGCSE in Chemistry by online learning.  Full tutor support is available via email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of the coursework and exams, you will receive a IGCSE in Chemistry. The awarding body is Pearson Edexcel

Exam Details

Take Your Exams at Swansea College Exam Centre

Swansea Online Learning College can provide a guaranteed exam space in our affiliated exam centre, taking away the hassle of needing to find your own.

Register for your exams today…

 

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