Level 3 Chemistry
Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Conyers
This course is for those students who want to build on their interest and knowledge gained from 2CHE course. It focuses on the structure of particles and thermochemistry, the chemistry of organic substances, aqueous systems and also provides a choice between developing skills in interpreting data from spectrometry and exploring redox reactions. Students will complete 3 compulsory standards and make a selection between 2 others for a total of 18 credits. This course provides a foundation for further study at tertiary level in fields such as Health Science, Engineering and Biochemistry.
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits from 2CHE which must include at least 1 merit from the external examinations or formative exams. A good grounding in the content of all the 2CHE externals is essential (individual cases may be considered in consultation with Mrs. Conyers).
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
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.