A strong SA in Physical Sciences 3 or equivalent, and
A strong background in mathematics, e.g. Level 3 mathematics, is highly recommended
Further study or careers in chemistry, medicine, biotechnology, biochemistry, medical research, pharmacy and agricultural, environmental science agriculture, pharmacy, environmental science, engineering, health and medical science.
Please note Chemistry is a pre-requisite for many tertiary courses. Please check with each university for more information.
The fundamental principles and theories of electrochemistry, thermochemistry, kinetics and equilibrium
What underlies the properties and reactions of organic and inorganic matter
To apply chemical and quantitative principles for analysis, interpretation and solve problems
To further appreciate the role and impact of chemistry in society.
apply knowledge and understanding of electrochemistry to predict reactions within batteries and the voltage produced
analyse for unknown concentrations of substances in household chemicals
use a variety of tests to identify unknown organic compounds
research and investigate how the rate and direction of reactions are manipulated to produce desired products.
wants to better understand the underlying chemistry within our world
would like to make informed decisions about science issues in society and your local community.