AQA

 

AS-Level

Paper 1

  • Any content from topics 1–4, including relevant practical skills
  • written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes 
  • 75 marks 
  • 50% of AS
  • 65 marks: short answer questions 
  • 10 marks: comprehension question
Paper 2 

  • Any content from topics 1–4, including relevant practical skills
  • Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes 
  • 75 marks 
  • 50% of AS
  • 65 marks: short answer questions 
  • 10 marks: extended response questions

A-Level

Paper 1 

  • Any content from topics 1–4, including relevant practical skills
  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 91 marks 
  • 35% of A-level
  • 76 marks: a mixture of short and long answer questions 
  • 15 marks: extended response questions
Paper 2 

  • Any content from topics 5–8, including relevant practical skills
  • Written exam: 2 hours 
  • 91 marks 
  • 35% of A-level
  • 76 marks: a mixture of short and long answer questions 
  • 15 marks: comprehension question
Paper 3 

  • Any content from topics 1–8, including relevant practical skills 
  • Written exam: 2 hours 
  • 78 marks 
  • 30% of A-level 
  • 38 marks: structured questions, including practical techniques 
  • 15 marks: critical analysis of given experimental data 
  • 25 marks: one essay from a choice of two titles