Planning ahead for Tertiary Studies

If you are planning to study at university it is recommended that you plan towards taking for Year 13 a minimum of 4 subjects from the approved list, or 5 if you will be looking at a limited entry programme at one of the universities referred to above. Information from university websites will give more specific requirements for entry to each particular university.

Credits for the university entrance and rank score requirements can be accumulated over more than one year.

The above information regarding tertiary requirements and your subject needs for Levels 2 and 3 is very important to consider as you now proceed with your subject selections for 2020.


     91596, 91597, 91598, 91599, 91600, 91826, 91828, 91832, 91833, 91834, 91835

APPROVED SUBJECT

ACHIEVEMENT STANDARDS

Accounting

91404, 91405, 91406, 91407, 91408, 91409

Agriculture & Horticulture

91528, 91529, 91530, 91531, 91532

Biology

91601, 91602, 91603, 91604, 91605, 91606, 91607, 91818, 91819

Business Studies

91380, 91382, 91384, 91379, 91381, 91385, 91870, 91871

Calculus

91573, 91574, 91575, 91576, 91577, 91578, 91579, 91587

Chemistry

91387, 91388, 91389, 91390, 91391, 91392, 91393

Chinese

91533, 91534, 91535, 91536, 91537

Classical Studies

91394, 91395, 91396, 91397, 91398

Construction and Mechanical Technologies

91620, 91621, 91622, 91623, 91624, 91625, 91626 (CMT), and 91627, 91628, 91629, 91630, 91631 (DVC), and 91632, 91633, 91634, 91635, 91636, 91637, 91638, 91639, 91640, 91641, 91642 (DigiTech), and 91643, 91644 (Processing Technologies), and 91608, 91609, 91610, 91611, 91612, 91613, 91614, 91615, 91616, 91617, 91618, 91619, 91836, 91837, 91838 (Hangarau), and 91900, 91901, 91902, 91903, 91904, 91905, 91906, 91907, 91908, 91909 (Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko)

Cook Islands Maori

91538, 91539, 91540, 91541, 91542

Dance

91588, 91589, 91590, 91591, 91592, 91593, 91594, 91595, 91850, 91851, 91852, 91853, 91854

Design (Practical Art)

91440, 91445, 91450, 91455, and 91460, 91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859

Design and Visual Communication

91627, 91628, 91629, 91630, 91631 (DVC), and 91620, 91621, 91622, 91623, 91624, 91625, 91626 (CMT), and 91632, 91633, 91634, 91635, 91636, 91637, 91638, 91639, 91640, 91641, 91642 (DigiTech) and 91643, 91644 (Processing Tech), and 91608, 91609, 91610, 91611, 91612, 91613, 91614, 91615, 91616, 91617, 91618, 91619, 91836, 91837, 91838 (Hangarau), and 91900, 91901, 91902, 91903, 91904, 91905, 91906, 91907, 91908, 91909 (Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko)

Digital Technologies

91632, 91633, 91634, 91635, 91636, 91637, 91638, 91639, 91640, 91641, 91642 (DigiTech), and 91627, 91628, 91629, 91630, 91631 (DVC) and 91620, 91621, 91622, 91623, 91624, 91625, 91626 (CMT) and 91643, 91644 (Processing Tech), and 91608, 91609, 91610, 91611, 91612, 91613, 91614, 91615, 91616, 91617, 91618, 91619, 91836, 91837, 91838 (Hangarau), and 91900, 91901, 91902, 91903, 91904, 91905, 91906, 91907, 91908, 91909 (Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko)

Drama

91512, 91513, 91514, 91515, 91516, 91517, 91518, 91519, 91520, 91850, 91851, 91852, 91853, 91854

Earth and Space Science

91410, 91411, 91412, 91413, 91414, 91415

Economics

91399, 91400, 91401, 91402, 91403

Education for Sustainability

90828, 90831, 90832, 91735, 91736, 91813, 91814, 91820, 91827, 91831

English

91472, 91473, 91474, 91475, 91476, 91477, 91478, 91479, 91480

French

91543, 91544, 91545, 91546, 91547

Geography

91426, 91427, 91428, 91429, 91430, 91431, 91432, 91433

German

91548, 91549, 91550, 91551, 91552

Hauora

91461, 91462, 91463, 91464, 91465 (Health Education), 91466, 91467, 91468, 91469, 91470, 91471 (Home Economics), and 91498, 91499, 91500, 91501, 91502, 91503, 91504, 91505, 91789 (Physical Education), 91811, 91812, 91813, 91814, 91815, 91816 (Hauora)

Health Education91461, 91462, 91463, 91464, 91465, 91811, 91815, 91816

History

91434, 91435, 91436, 91437, 91438, 91439, 91830, 91834, 91835

History of Art

91482, 91483, 91484, 91485, 91488, 91486, 91487, 91489, 91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859

Home Economics

91466, 91467, 91468, 91469, 91470, 91471

Indonesian

91645, 91646, 91647, 91648, 91649

Japanese

91553, 91554, 91555, 91556, 91557

Korean

91558, 91559, 91560, 91561, 91562

Latin

91506, 91507, 91508, 91509, 91510, 91511

Mathematics

91573, 91574, 91575, 91576, 91577, 91578, 91579, 91587 and 91580, 91581, 91582, 91583, 91584, 91585, 91586

Media Studies

91490, 91491, 91492, 91493, 91494, 91495, 91496, 91497

Music Studies

91417, 91418, 91419, 91421, 91424, 91416, 91420, 91422, 91423, 91425, 91849, 91860, 91861, 91862, 91863, 91864

New Zealand Sign Language91822, 91823, 91824, 91825
Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia*91850, 91851, 91852, 91853, 91854 (Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia), 91588, 91589, 91590, 91591, 91592, 91593, 91594, 91595 (Dance), 91512, 91513, 91514, 91515, 91516, 91517, 91518, 91519, 91520 (Drama), 91417, 91418, 91419 (Music Studies)
Ngā Toi*91850, 91851, 91852, 91853, 91854 (Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia); 91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859 (Ngā Toi Ataata); 91860, 91861, 91862, 91863, 91864 (Ngā Toi Puoro)
Ngā Toi Ataata*91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859 (Ngā Toi Ataata), 91482, 91483, 91484, 91485, 91488 (History of Art), 91440, 91445, 91450, 91455 (Visual Arts Design), 91441, 91446, 91451, 91456 (Painting), 91442, 91447, 91452, 91457 (Photography), 91443, 91448, 91453, 91458 (Printmaking), 91444, 91449, 91454, 91459 (Sculpture), and 91460 (Visual Arts), 91490, 91494, 91495 (Media Studies)
Ngā Toi Puoro*91860, 91861, 91862, 91863, 91864 Ngā Toi Puoro (Music), 91512, 91513 (Drama), 91417, 91418, 91419, 91421, 91424 (Music Studies)

Painting (Practical Art)

91441, 91446, 91451, 91456, and 91460, 91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859

Photography (Practical Art)

91442, 91447, 91452, 91457and 91460, 91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859

Physical Education

91498, 91499, 91500, 91501, 91502, 91503, 91504, 91505, 91789, 91812

Physics

91521, 91522, 91523, 91524, 91525, 91526, 91527

Printmaking (Practical Art)

91443, 91448, 91453, 91458, and 91460, 91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859

Processing Technologies

91643, 91644 (Processing Tech), and 91620, 91621, 91622, 91623, 91624, 91625, 91626 (CMT), and 91627, 91628, 91629, 91630, 91631 (DVC), and 91632, 91633, 91634, 91635, 91636, 91637, 91638, 91639, 91640, 91641, 91642 (DigiTech), and 91608, 91609, 91610, 91611, 91612, 91613, 91614, 91615, 91616, 91617, 91618, 91619, 91836, 91837, 91838 (Hangarau), and 91900, 91901, 91902, 91903, 91904, 91905, 91906, 91907, 91908, 91909 (Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko)

Psychology91872, 91873, 91874, 91875, 91876

Religious Studies

90825, 90826, 90827, 91725

Samoan

91563, 91564, 91565, 91566, 91567

Science

91601, 91602, 91603, 91604, 91605, 91606, 91607 (Biology), and 91387, 91388, 91389, 91390, 91391, 91392, 91393 (Chemistry), and 91410, 91411, 91412, 91413, 91414, 91415 (Earth and Space Science), and 90828, 90831, 90832, 91735, 91736 (Education for Sustainability), and 91521, 91522, 91523, 91524, 91525, 91526, 91527 (Physics), and 91818, 91819, 91820, 91821 (Pūtaiao)

Sculpture (Practical Art)

91444, 91449, 91454, 91459, and 91460, 91855, 91856, 91857, 91858, 91859

Spanish

91568, 91569, 91570, 91571, 91572

Social Studies91596, 91597, 91598, 91599, 91600, 91826, 91828, 91832, 91833, 91834, 91835

Statistics

91580, 91581, 91582, 91583, 91584, 91585, 91586

Technology

91620, 91621, 91622, 91623, 91624, 91625, 91626 (CMT), and 91627, 91628, 91629, 91630, 91631 (DVC), and 91632, 91633, 91634, 91635, 91636, 91637, 91638, 91639, 91640, 91641, 91642 (DigiTech), and 91643, 91644 (Processing Tech), 91608, 91609, 91610, 91611, 91612, 91613, 91614, 91615, 91616, 91617, 91618, 91619, 91836, 91837, 91838 (Hangarau), and 91900, 91901, 91902, 91903, 91904, 91905, 91906, 91907, 91908, 91909 (Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko)

Te Reo Māori

91650, 91651, 91652, 91653, 91654

Te Reo Rangatira

91803, 91804, 91805, 91806, 91807, 91808, 91809, 91810, 91817

Tikanga ā-Iwi*91826, 91827, 91828, 91829, 91830, 91831, 91832, 91833, 91834, 91835

Tongan

91679, 91680, 91681, 91682, 91683        

The two new subjects (New Zealand Sign Language and Psychology) and their associated standards shown in bold were added to the Approved Subjects list as of 1 April 2019.  One name change (Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko) and its associated 10 new standards are shown in bold, and were added to the list as of 7 June 2019.