#### Subject/Course Choice

If students are looking to do a course in Science, Information Technology or Engineering at third level this is a very good subject to study for the Leaving Certificate. If students excelled at Science and Maths at Junior Certificate this is very likely a good match for them if they want to pursue the above courses.If students are studying both Chemistry and Physics this might a good subject for them to pick up points.

Did you know!

Physics and Chemistry is more popular with boys than girls and this is reflected in the statistics below.In 2011 a total of 355 students took Physics and Chemistry at Leaving Cert. 137 girls took

**Physics and Chemistry**at

**Leaving Certificate**at higher level while 218 boys did

**Physics and Chemistry**at Higher Level in 2010.

- 19.5% of students got an A
- 26.2% of students got a B
- 21.6% of students got a C
- 17.2 % of students got a D
- 15.6% of students failed