301HTH

Level 3 Health

Course Description

This course follows the NCEA Level 3 guidelines. This course builds strongly on from level 2 Health. This course has a high academic focus and requires students to understand problems affecting the well-being of New Zealand society. Students need to use strategies to improve the well-being of New Zealand society. This course will support students looking for a career in the service or social and community pathways or looking to study at tertiary level. It has university approval.

Specific skills learned  

Depression is a common health problem in New Zealand, look at the range of treatments used to treat sufferers, which one do you think is most effective?

You will look and data and evidence to analyse a New Zealand health issue (such as P use, binge drinking), give reasons as to why this happens and offer strategies to lead to change.

You will look at an ethical issue in New Zealand (such as euthanasia, abortion) present both sides of the argument, using evidence and make a judgement based on this evidence.


Recommended Prior Learning

10 credits in Level 2 Health or English

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 14 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 14

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.

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