L3 Chemistry (UE) (S)

L3CHE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Oliver

The course builds on knowledge, skills and attitudes gained in L2 Chemistry, preparing students for tertiary education and careers requiring a high level of specialist Chemical understanding. Students will further their understanding of Chemistry through a combination theoretical work, research, group discussion and investigative experimental techniques. This course is not suitable for students who are taking Gateway.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 for write in workbooks
$20 for printed course notes (optional)
A4 Ring binder & refill
Calculator


Recommended Prior Learning

Automatic entry will be given to students who have gained 16 credits from L2CHE.
This must include at least 2 of AS91164, AS91165, AS91166.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2 Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91390 v2 Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds
3
E
5
Y
*
A.S. 91392 v2 Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
3
E
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91393 v2 Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
I
3
Y
*
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Pathway Tags

Engineer, Health Science, Medicine, Environmental Scientist, Biochemist, Psychology, Veterinary Science, Pharmacist, Laboratory Technician, Research Chemist


Disclaimer


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year