Level 3 Biology - Extended

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Parker

Recommended Prior Learning

Ideally 16 credits at Merit or Excellence from Level 2 Biology including two externals. Students must be fluent in English to be successful due to the technical vocabulary used.  Chemistry is a useful supporting course, particularly if student intends tertiary level Biological/Medical Sciences.

Otherwise, with HoDs approval.

This course complements Scholarship Biology. If you wish to do scholarship Biology select this course.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Devices will be essential for every lesson. Use of text books and course workbooks, videos, PowerPoint presentations and class discussions. 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.



Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Registered Nurse, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Zoologist, Marine Biologist, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Biomedical Engineer, Physician, Midwife, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Pharmacist, Dentist, Forensic Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Veterinarian, Optometrist, Physiotherapist, Speech-Language Therapist