Approx Cost:
Course book $40.00 plus optional revision guide $22.00.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Open entry. Students may take this course with any other NCEA level 3 Science.  Some standards may overlap, but other standards can be offered as an alternative.

Course Outline:

The following standards will be assessed within a forensics context:

  • Use physics knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
  • Using spectroscopic data in Chemistry
  • Carry out a chemical investigation using quantitative analysis
  • Biological socio-scientific issues
  • Conduct independent psychological research

There are four internal assessments and one external assessment. 

Where Does It Lead:

University and Polytechnic Physics, Chemistry or Applied Science courses, useful in many jobs such as Nursing, Science Technology, Occupational Therapy, Veterinary Science, Medical Science and Agriculture/ Horticulture fields.

For further information see:
Mr Tolhoek