NCEA Level 3 Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Jones

Recommended Prior Learning

An interest in studying Sciences with 12 credits or more from a Level 2 Science subject or in consultation with the Head of Science.


The course will offer a wide range of Science-based Achievement Standards linked to the Earth Systems and Space.  Other subject Standards from Chemistry and Education for Sustainability may also be included in the course.  The content and skills covered may  include:

  • Investigation skills
  • Research skills
  • Astronomy
  • Geology dating
  • The ocean system
  • The atmospheric system

A course of 16-22 credits will be selected from the standards below.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.