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New Zealand

Equivalents to high school graduation from other countries

Please note, all grades will be converted to the BC high school grading scale:

A 86-100%
B 73-85%
C+ 67-72%
C 60-66%
C- 50-59%
F 0-49%

New Zealand High School Equivalencies

Completion of the following is considered equivalent to BC secondary school graduation:

  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3
RequirementAcceptable course from New Zealand
English  
English 11 English at NCEA Level 2
English 12 English at NCEA Level 3
Math  
Principles of Math 11 Math at NCEA Level 2
Principles of Math 12 Math at NCEA Level 3
Sciences  
Biology 11 Biology at NCEA Level 2
Biology 12 Biology at NCEA Level 3
Chemistry 11 Chemistry at NCEA Level 2
Chemistry 12 Chemistry at NCEA Level 3
Physics 11 Physics at NCEA Level 2
Physics 12 Physics at NCEA Level 3
Approved grade 12 courses  
Calculus 12 Calculus at NCEA Level 3
Economics 12 Economics at NCEA Level 3
French 12 French at NCEA Level 3
Geography 12 Geography at NCEA Level 3
German 12 German at NCEA Level 3
History 12 History at NCEA Level 3
Japanese 12 Japanese at NCEA Level 3
Spanish 12 Spanish at NCEA Level 3

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