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Chemistry 3&4

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In VCE Chemistry, students consider the relationship between materials and energy and explore the key processes related to the behaviour of matter. Students develop a range of inquiry skills involving practical experiments and research. This subject can lead to a variety of career pathways, including engineering, dietetics, forensic science, medicine, pharmacy and veterinary science. Please note there will be some on-campus elements to this subject.

Unit focus areas

Chemistry Unit 3 - How can chemical processes be designed to?

Chemistry Unit 4 - How are organic compounds categorised, analysed and used?


Students undertaking Units 3 and 4 Chemistry need to have completed Units 1 and 2 Chemistry.


For Units 3 and 4, students complete School- Assessed Coursework (40%), an extended practical investigation, and a two-and-a-half- hour end-of-year external examination (60%).

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