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Chemistry A level AQA for Year 13

Chemistry A level AQA for Year 13

Dates Available

  • Week 1: Monday 28 March – Friday 1 April
  • Week 2: Monday 4 April – Friday 8 April
  • Week 3: Monday 11 April – Friday 15 April

Boards

AQA 7405

Length of Course

35 hours

Times

9am to 5pm daily

This course is board-specific for the AQA specification (7405) and is for Year 13 students only. Links between topics will be stressed throughout and exam techniques will include how best to approach key mathematical skills questions.

The course will cover the following:

Physical chemistry

  • Atomic structure
  • Amount of substance
  • Bonding
  • Energetics
  • Kinetics
  • Chemical equilibria, Le Chatelier’s principle and Kc
  • Oxidation, reduction and redox equations
  • Thermodynamics
  • Rate equations
  • Equilibrium constant Kp for homogeneous systems
  • Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells
  • Acids and bases

Organic chemistry

  • Introduction to organic chemistry
  • Alkanes, Halogenoalkanes
  • Alkenes, Alcohols
  • Organic analysis
  • Optical isomerism
  • Aldehydes and ketones
  • Carboxylic acids and derivatives
  • Aromatic chemistry
  • Amines
  • Polymers
  • Amino acids, proteins and DNA
  • Organic synthesis
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • Chromatography

Inorganic chemistry

  • Periodicity
  • Group 2, the alkaline earth metals
  • Group 7(17), the halogens
  • Properties of Period 3 elements and their oxides
  • Transition metals
  • Reactions of ions in aqueous solution

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