Teacher in Charge: S. StewartRecommended Prior Learning
At least 14 Credits from Level 2 Biology or consultation with Head of Science Faculty. Students not gaining Merit grades or better in Level 2 are likely to struggle with the Level 3 course.
This course is a University Entrance approved subject.
Field trips: An optional 3 day trip to NZ Marine Studies Centre in Dunedin. This trip is a 4 credit extension to the school based Biology course and provides an outstanding opportunity for students to extend their research and practical skills in a tertiary setting.
A course of 18-22 credits will be selected form the standards listed below.
For students participating in the field trip - approximately $310, to be advised at the time.
Biology: Medicine, Nursing Technician, Technologist, Teaching, Marine Biologist, Zoologist, Veterinarian/Vet, Nurse Chemistry: Pharmacist, Bio-Chemist, Industrial Chemist, Forensic Scientist Physics: Engineer, Pilot, Medicine, Physicist, Meteorology, Geophysics, Astronomy, Medical Radiation Technician Horticulture: Tree Surgeon, Nursery Production Manager, Packhouse Supervisor, Orchard Grower, Town Planner, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Meteorologist, Policy Analyst, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Archivist, Film maker, Lawyer, Historian, Social Work, Geologist, Packhous
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.