NCEA Level 3 Chemistry

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: H. Shah

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 Credits from Level 2 Chemistry 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.


  • Redox chemistry and understanding processes in electrochemistry;
  • Properties of particles and thermochemistry;
  • Organic chemistry; and
  • Carry out a research investigation.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

Field trips: Ravensdown and Lincoln University.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A voluntary field trip - contribution of $30.

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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.