Level 3 Health Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Wells

Recommended Prior Learning


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.


Health and Physical Education

Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

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