NCEA Level 3 Chemistry
Teacher in Charge: Mrs E. Butterworth
The Level 3 Chemistry course builds on the knowledge and skills gained in Level 2. The course explores the physical and chemical properties of a range of substances, it develops an understanding of the basic fundamentals of chemistry and how chemistry is used in society to meet needs, resolve issues and develop new technologies.
It prepares students for entry into a number of tertiary studies including Health sciences, Engineering, and Science.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 14 Credits (8 of which must be external) in NCEA Level 2 Chemistry.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
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.