NCEA Level 3 Health Studies

13HEA
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
Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2 Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91465 v2 Health 3.5 - Evaluate models for health promotion
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

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