13HEA

NCEA Level 3 Health Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. GILL

  • New Zealand Health Issue - student choice based on a contemporary Health related issue currently facing New Zealand.  The teacher will also provide options and will guide you through the research and investigative process.
  • Health Practices - comparison of ways of dealing with a student nominated health condition.  The teacher will provide the framework within which students will examine a health condition and at least three ways of helping with the condition.  
  • Ethical Issues - students will analyse a contemporary ethical dilemma by looking at the issue from different perspectives. 
  • Models for effective Health Promotion - this is about strategies used to promote well-being in communities.  What the influences are in our decision making in well-being related contexts. 

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $10
Stationery Requirements: 1 x 2B8

Recommended Prior Learning

  • You need to be a competent reader and be able to express your ideas and those of others form various sources 
  • You need to be a critical thinker  
  • Level 2 Health Studies would be helpful but not essential
  • Level 2 English or any other reading/writing based subject is preferred

Credit Information

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.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91463 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91464 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91465 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.5 - Evaluate models for health promotion
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.

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