Level 3 Health
Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Boyd
In Level 3 Health, the topics covered are the domestic and international health issues of Methamphetamine and Global Poverty. Other topics include health practices around the treatment of breast cancer and PGD (pre-implantation genetic diagnosis/designer babies) as the ethical issue. We have guest speakers throughout the year, including Amped4Life during the methamphetamine unit and a variety of health practitioners during the breast cancer unit.
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
Recommended Prior Learning
15 Level 2 Health credits or if new to Health, a review of English credits could be used for entry or at the discretion of the HOD. If English credits are used for entry Achievement Standard 91102 (Construct and deliver a crafted and controlled oral text) is excluded.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 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.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths