Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

11 Health Science 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:


From 10 Health - must have submitted all Health assessments and passed 3 of the 4 

OR HoD approval. 

Students will:
  • Be introduced to concepts in understanding health education. This includes studying topics of personal well-being, interpersonal skills and relationships, strategies for managing change, positive sexuality and making health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations.
  • Develop positive attitudes and values towards their own and others’ well-being.
  • Develop critical thinking skills, resilience, and a sense of personal and social responsibility.

Future Pathways Health Science suits: Health Science, Medicine, Population Health, Education/Teaching, Social Services, Health Promotion, Police, Child care, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Nutrition, Law, Psychology, Nursing, Audiologist, Dentist, Physiotherapist 

Year 11 MCEA Certificate Assessment Information 

UNIT: Managing Change - Demonstrate understanding of the ways in which well-being can change and strategies to manage change.

Assessment Type: Assignment (MCEA CREDITS: 5)

UNIT: Influences on Hauora - Demonstrate personal, interpersonal and societal factors that influence Hauora

Assessment Type: Exam  (MCEA CREDITS: 5)

UNIT: Drug Education - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations.

Assessment Type: Exam  (MCEA CREDITS: 5)




12 Health Science 1, 12 Health Science 2

Career Pathways

Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Registered Nurse, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Paramedic, Pathologist, Veterinary Nurse, Statistician, Police Officer, Army Soldier, Barrister, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Biomedical Engineer, Biosecurity Officer, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Surgeon, Counsellor, Midwife, Dental Assistant, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Dental Technician, Psychologist, Trainer, Interpreter, Community Karitāne, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Dietitian, Forensic Scientist, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Psychiatrist, Early Childhood Teacher, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Human Resources Adviser, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Environmental/Public Health Officer, Firefighter, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Health and Safety Inspector, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Immigration Officer, Veterinarian, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Translator, Massage Therapist, Radiation Therapist, Nanny/Child Carer, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Probation Officer, Radiation Oncologist, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Speech-Language Therapist, Psychotherapist, Support Worker, Ophthalmologist, Epidemiologist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11HE1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $20