NCEA Level 3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

13AGH
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. McKoy

Agricultural and Horticultural Science

This Achievement Standards course will appeal to students of Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology, Science, Environmental Sciences and/or Economics. It will extend the Year 13 student by challenging them to apply their knowledge to aspects of New Zealand’s primary economy and to its impact on the environment. The internal papers are practical in nature. This is an approved subject for University Entrance and provides UE literacy credits. The NZQA scholarship examination can also be entered in this subject.




Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Two Field trips, one is free and the other $25 (approx.)


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisite: 12 credits in 12AGH or 14 credits in 12ECO, or 12BIO, or at discretion of TIC.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91528 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91529 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
3
I
6
Y
6r,6w *
Y
A.S. 91530 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how market forces affect supply of and demand for New Zealand primary products
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Y
A.S. 91531 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91532 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.5 - Analyse a New Zealand primary production environmental issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

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