Level 3 Biology - Advanced
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Parker
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Use of text books and course workbooks, videos, PowerPoint presentations and class discussions. Trip to Auckland University for hands on experience in a lab. Trip to Auckland Zoo. Homework is a vital part of the course and students can expect to have regular homework set.
Medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, radiology, sports coaching and administration, optometry,
veterinarian, agriculture, horticulture, environmental management, forestry, parks and recreation, education.
Recommended Prior Learning
16 credits at Merit or Excellence from Level 2 Biology including two externals. Students must be fluent in English to be successful. Chemistry is a useful supporting course, particularly if student intends tertiary level Biological/Medical Sciences. If any of these prerequisites are not met, students must get written permission from the HOD Biology.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.