LEVEL 3 SCIENCE – L3SCI

Learning Area: Science
Qualification: NCEA Level 3

This course is aimed at those students who have an interest in Science and who want to gain entry into tertiary studies but do not want to specialise in Chemistry or Physics. The main theme for the course is environmental science with links made to scientific issues in our community and the world.

Course Components:
  • Adaptations of organisms in extreme environments
  • Geological evidence and dating geological events
  • Systems affecting oceans and atmosphere
  • Astronomical research
  • Explore an Earth and Space scientific issue

External Credits:                                    4
Internal Credits:                                     16
Literacy:                                                   16                                                              Numeracy:                                               4
Entry Recommendations:                    12 credits from any Level 2 Science course or high achievement in a Level 1 Science course.

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