Advanced Higher Chemistry

Advanced Higher Chemistry

This page is for the existing National Qualification Advanced Higher Chemistry Course.

Access information on the new NQ (CfE) Advanced Higher Courses.

The Advanced Higher qualification in Chemistry develops sophisticated skills of independent study and thought. Learners are given the opportunity of in-depth study of electronic structure, chemical bonding, thermochemistry and kinetics.

Further topics for study include organic chemistry, structural analysis, and medicines. Learners will be able to demonstrate proficiency in scientific writing, revealing the significance of findings by analysing and interpreting results in a critical and scientific manner.

The Advanced Higher Chemistry Course is at SCQF level 7.

For more information on SCQF levels and how Advanced Higher fits in to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, visit our SCQF section.

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