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IGCSE CHEMISTRY

 

CHEMISTRY

QUALIFICATION OVERVIEW

• Chemistry Paper 1

• Chemistry Paper 2

CONTENT

1 Principles of chemistry 
2 Inorganic chemistry 
3 Physical chemistry 
4 Organic chemistry

ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

Paper 1C

Assessed through a 2-hour written examination set and marked by Pearson. The paper is weighted at 61.1% of the qualification.

A mixture of different question styles, including multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, calculations and extended open-response questions. Assesses the content that is not in bold and does not have a ‘C’ reference.

Questions may come from any topic area across the specification.

Paper 2C

Assessed through a 1-hour and 15-minute written examination set and marked by Pearson. The paper is weighted at 38.9% of the qualification.

A mixture of different question styles, including multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, calculations and extended open-response questions. Assesses all the content, including content that is in bold and has a ‘C’ reference.

Questions may come from any topic area across the specification. Bold statements cover some sub-topics in greater depth.

 
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ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVE WEIGHTING