Our Online GCSE Chemistry Course is the international version or IGCSE. This Course provides basic knowledge and understanding of the unifying patterns and themes of chemistry. You will also learn scientific methods which will allow you to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them. The course aims to develop an understanding of the principles of chemistry and then builds on this knowledge looking at the chemistry of the elements, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and chemistry in industry.
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This course will teach you the Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry syllabus (4CH1). You'll study 5 units:
For a full breakdown of course content, download the IGCSE Chemistry Brochure.
All of your lessons and assessments are available on CloudPort - our Moodle-based learning environment (Moodle VLEs are used by most colleges and universities in the UK).
Start with lesson 1 and work through the course in a linear pathway or choose to jump to the section that you need. Your learning is completely flexible and allows you to set your programme of learning around the skills you need.
Submit assessments as you work through the course. Get instant results and feedback on activities to track your progress. Use these assessments as learning launchpads, allowing you to focus your time on the topics you need to brush up on.
You will have access to all course materials, assessments and tutor support for 12 months from the day of enrolment. Extensions are available for students who wish to study over a longer period.
You are not alone! You will be assigned a personal 1:1 tutor on your day of enrolment. Your tutor will remain by your side, throughout your learning journey until you get qualified.
All tutors are qualified teachers and subject matter specialists who will ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you will have unlimited access to tutor support.
CloudLearn GCSEs and A-Levels are structured around formative assessments allowing you to test your knowledge as you work towards qualification. Before taking your exam you will submit a mock exam to give you the practise you need before the big day.
When ready we arrange your exam. We have agreements with exam centres all over the UK. Our students also take advantage of preferential pricing due to the volume of students we channel to exam centres.
As part of your enrolment service package we will make all the arrangements for your final exam. This includes locating a centre and booking the relevant exam/s. Exam fees are additional.
Exam fees can be bundled using the Exam Bundles drop down when adding to basket. Have a look on our Exams Page for a detailed explanation of this service.
The Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry exam is available in January and May/June each year. It is assessed over 2 exam papers:
We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance.
Booking your exam after the booking deadline will incur late fees (available for one month after deadline) and high late fees (available up until exam entry closure).
Choose to pay in full or spread the cost over our 6 months interest-free payment plans.
We offer longer payment plans of 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. These extended plans are subject to interest. For more details contact our student advisors on 0330 111 4006 or visit our payment plan page.
Additionally, you will develop your experimental and investigative skills through an appreciation of the practical nature of chemistry, whilst learning to be a conscientious and responsible worker by implementing correct and safe laboratory techniques. You will also learn about the significance of open-mindedness and social responsibility in the workplace by understanding the widespread importance of chemistry and how materials are used in the world.
Furthermore, you will bolster your organisational and communication skills as you will be tasked with selecting, preparing and presenting information clearly and logically, using appropriate scientific terms and conventions. We also hope to show you the benefits of continuous learning and intellectual curiosity by inspiring a sustained enjoyment of, and interest in, the scientific world. Therefore, the skills that you will acquire during the CloudLearn GCSE Chemistry Course can set you apart from your peers and put you on a path toward further learning or a successful career in a wide-range of professions.
Online GCSE Chemistry Course Edexcel