Level 3 Chemistry
Teacher in Charge: Miss J. Foote
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
In their study of Chemistry, students will use their developing scientific knowledge, skills and attitudes to understand important concepts in Chemistry. They will carry out a range of practical investigations to reinforce these concepts and patterns and relate these to the world they live in.
Students wishing to take Scholarship Chemistry are advised to take this course.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students should have achieved in two of the external Level 2 Chemistry Achievement Standards, based on the Derived Grade Topic Tests for the year. In some circumstances entry may be granted at the discretion of the HOD.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths