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Biology - Level 3


Qualification: NCEA Level 3

Entry requirements: Achievement in both of the externals in the formative tests and at the discretion of the HOD Biology.

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

Content: Human Biology and Homeostasis, Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Human Evolution, Animal and Plant responses to the environment, Evolution of NZ Plants and animals

Field Trips: Wainui:  Week Term 2.  A marine biology investigation.

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:

Wainui field trip $ 90

Course work book $20.00


3 Internal Achievement Standards worth 10 Credits

2 External Achievement Standards worth 9 Credits

This course offers 19 UE Reading and 13 UE Writing credits.

Those students wishing to enter for the Biology Scholarship Examination will be given additional training, most Friday lunchtime.