A2 Level Chemistry · OCR (legacy)

Dates Available
Week 1: Monday 3 - Friday 7 April
Week 2: Monday 10 - Friday 14 April 
Week 3: Monday 17 - Friday 21 April

OCR-A H434

Length of Course
20 hours

2pm to 6pm daily

The course examines key topic areas and extensive use will be made of exam-based A2 level questions to illustrate relevant principles. Revision notes and model answers will be provided, where appropriate.

The course consists of the following topics:

Unit 4 F324 · Rings, polymers and analysis

This unit continues the study of organic chemistry of unit 2 and looks at synthesis, isomerism and analysis of organic compounds.

Topics covered:

  • Carbonyl compounds
  • Carboxylic acids and esters
  • Amines and amino acids
  • Arenes
  • Spectroscopy

Unit 5 F325 · Equilibria, energetics and elements

This unit continues the study of physical chemistry of units one and two, by looking at equilibrium, energetics and rate of reaction. The chemistry of transition elements is also studied.

Topics covered:

  • Equilibrium
  • Acid-base equilibrium
  • Rate equations
  • Born Haber cycle
  • Redox and electrode potentials
  • Transition elements

F326 (Practical skills) not covered on this course