Level 3 General Science
This course is designed build students' science literacy to enable informed participation in science-related debates and issues.
The content of the course will be selected from the list of internally assessed achievement standards from the Earth and Space Science curriculum. This course is designed for students wishing to pursue Science at College, but not for students intending to study Science at University.
The standards listed below will (if achieved) will give you 16 University Entrance credits, but cannot be used for subject endorsement.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
A chromebook or laptop is recommended.
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits in Level 1 Science
12 credits in Level 2 General Science
currently enrolled in Level 2 Biology, Chemistry or Physics
at the discretion of the HOD/Teacher in Charge.
You may not take this course and Level 3 Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16
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.
All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:
- meeting any course entry requirements
- minimum class sizes
- the availability of teaching staff
and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.