Level 2 Health Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Wells

Recommended Prior Learning


Work at Level 2 includes elements of sociology and psychology within health related contexts. Students will investigate a range of adolescent health issues, such as resilience, discrimination, gender and sexuality and take part in a large scale health promotion project. Activities include co-operative projects, research assignments and discussion groups. Students will be able to choose a personalised learning pathway, and either be assessed in all four standards or their choice of three.

Pathway into Level 3 Health Studies. 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.


Health and Physical Education

Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 3 Health Studies

Career Pathways

Acupuncturist, Registered Nurse, Physician, Midwife, Psychologist, Pharmacist, Solicitor, General Practitioner, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Youth Worker, Social Worker