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Biology - Level 2 (BIO201 or BIO202)

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Qualification: NCEA Level 2

Entry requirements: Sci102 (1 of the 2 external standards in the formative tests, all of the internal standards and at the discretion of the HOD Biology); SCI103 (including the Genetics standard); SCI101 (at the discretion of the HOD Biology).

Content/Skills: Medical Science, Field Ecology, Cellular Biology, Genetics and Evolution, Molecular Genetics (DNA structure and Gene Expression) , Animal (including Human) Biology, Applied Biology, Conservation, Vaccines and immunisation.

Careers: follow these links to find those tertiary courses for which learning Biology is highly recommended


https://www.otago.ac.nz/future-students/otago654586.pdf UC:https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/subjects/biological-sciences/ & https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/subjects/biotechnology/ Auckland:https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/fmhs.html & https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/abi.html
Victoria:https://www.victoria.ac.nz/explore/study-areas/biomedical-sciences/overview &https://www.victoria.ac.nz/explore/study-areas/biological-sciences/overview
Massey University Veterinary Science:http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/colleges/college-of-sciences/students/vetschool/vetschool_home.cfm

Course costs: Please be aware that this course has associated costs. By selecting this course you will be requested to make contributions connected to its delivery.

Approximate costs are:

Temple Basin field trip: $175.00

12 Biology Scipad workbook: $20.00

Assessment BIO201: 

3 Internal Achievement Standards worth 10 Credits

2 External Achievement Standards worth 8 Credits

This course gives you 8 Level 2 Literacy Writing Credits.

Assessment BIO202:

4 Internal Achievement Standards worth 14 Credits

1 External Achievement Standard worth 4 Credits

Where does it lead? NCEA Level 3 and some tertiary courses (see Year 13 Biology course).

For further information see Mr Thew .