In Chemistry students study the matter that makes up materials, and the properties, uses, means of production, and reactions of these materials.

Course Details

  • ATAR: Yes
  • NTCET Points:
  • Cost: No

About the Subject

Stage 2 Chemistry studies assume students have passed two semesters of Stage 1 Chemistry.

In Stage 2 Chemistry students extend their understanding of chemical concepts and the interaction between human activities and the environment.

Topic Areas:

  • Topic 1: Monitoring the environment
  • Topic 2: Managing chemical processes
  • Topic 3: Organic and biological chemistry
  • Topic 4: Managing resources

Chemistry studies require a significant homework commitment.


Students demonstrate their learning through the following assessment types:

School Based Assessment Weighting
Investigations Folio 30%
Skills and Applications Tasks (Tests) 40%
External Assessment
Examination 30%

External Assessment (30%):

Examination: 2 hours

  • Online

All topics areas are assessed

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