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Granville Boys High School

Granville Boys High School

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Senior science

Higher school certificate (HSC) topics

Core topics:

  • lifestyle chemistry (30 indicative hours)
  • medical technology (30 indicative hours)
  • information systems.

One option from the following:

  • polymers
  • preservatives and additives
  • pharmaceuticals
  • disasters
  • space science.

School assessment

A research project in each of the preliminary and HSC courses. Other tasks include formal examinations, practical tests and reports, topic tests and so forth.

Examination — 3 hour written examination

Section 1 (core):

  • part 'A": Multiple choice (15 marks)
  • part 'B': Short answer and extended response (60 marks).

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