Level 3 Health Studies
Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Wells
Work at Level 3 focuses on investigating significant health and socio-ecological issues in New Zealand and applying the concepts of ethics, health promotion and social justice to design strategies that will lead to more equitable health outcomes for New Zealanders. Activities will include individual and group research, group discussion, gathering data, case studies, assignments, and learning journals. Students will be able to choose a personalised learning pathway, and either be assessed in all four standards or their choice of three.
Health develops interpersonal skills and personal and social responsibility for any career. It can
directly lead on to a wide range of careers including medicine, nursing, politics, public health, community health work, social work, psychology, sociology, alcohol and drug counselling, health promotion, sport and exercise science, physiotherapy, occupational therapy.
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.