Level 3 Chemistry
This course is designed for learners wishing to continue on with a Chemistry related course at university. It consists of three theoretical units covering Particles & Thermochemistry, Organic Chemistry and Aqueous Solutions and an additional standard on Spectroscopy which will be offered outside of normal school hours. The internal standard in the second term involves an intense investigation over a period of two weeks which develops good analytical skills for university. High achieving learners will be encouraged to enrol for the Scholarship Chemistry examination.
Recommended Prior Learning
Learners must have satisfactorily completed NCEA level 2 with a minimum of 11 credits in Level 2 Chemistry
Course Costs and Equipment
$85 for Course Workbooks, Education Perfect and Investigation logbooks.
A 2B8 Hardcover is recommended for daily use.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 25
Applicants to New Zealand universities require 14 credits in three approved subjects. This course is an Approved Course for University Entrance
Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer, limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.