- Approx Cost:
- Couse booklets costing approximately $10
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is essential for this course
- Entry Recommendations:
Open entry course. Students are able to take this course with any other NCEA level one Science.
- Course Outline:
An Introduction to Microbial Forensic Science focusing on microbial infections and epidemiology. Students will investigate the different types of microbes that exist, with a particular focus on groups that are pathogenic to humans. This course will investigate the current science around the Covid-19 epidemic and vaccinations.
- Where Does It Lead:
Students who are looking at careers in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields are recommended to consider taking more than two semesters of science such as 11BIO, 11CHE, 11PHY,11SCB, or 11AMS . For NCEA Level 2 Specialty Sciences, a total of 8 Science credits are recommended with 4 credits of those being at least Merit level in the specialty subject area.
- For further information see:
- Dr Travis