13HE1

13 Health Science 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Bovaird

Students will:

• Analyse and evaluate health issues, contemporary ethical issues, health practices and health promotion within New Zealand and internationally
• Study topics including methamphetamine use, western and CAM health practices, international health issues such as poverty
and HIV, ethical issues such as legalising cannabis, euthanasia, and current health promotion in our community


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13HE1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $10

Prerequisites

At least 15 credits in Level 2 Health (12HE1) ‘Achieved’ or better in AS91235
OR HoD approval

Credit Information

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. 91464 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 2

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91463 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91462 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91461 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
5
5
5

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
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.