The aims of this course are:
i) To acquire knowledge and understanding of chemical facts, ideas and theories and their application in society.
ii) To enhance skills of analysis and problem solving and also those skills associated with experimental work
iii) To develop informed attitudes towards all aspects of Chemistry
There are 4 mandatory units:
Electronic Structure and the Periodic Table
Principles of Chemical Reactions
In addition to these there are 12 Prescribed Practical Activities which pupils carry out either in school or in collaboration with Adam Smith college, Glenrothes.