Level 3 Chemistry
Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Horrack
Chemistry is the science of matter and as such studies the elements and the compounds they form. The course then shows how chemists use their knowledge to meet the needs of society. Chemical knowledge is a requirement, or recommended, for entry to university courses in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, agriculture, engineering and materials technology.
This course builds on the knowledge students have learned in Year 12 Chemistry.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$25 Chemistry Internal and External SciPads
$5 Additional Internal Resources
2B8 Exercise book or Refill pad and clearfile
Scientific calculator, eg fx-82AU
Recommended Prior Learning
A minimum of Achieved grades in two external Level 2 Chemistry standards (2.4, 2.5, 2.6) or HOF approval.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 5
Term: 2, Week: 10
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.