Gcse Home Economics

In Carrickfergus

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  • Location

    Carrickfergus (Northern Ireland)

Important information

Government funding available




Carrickfergus (County Antrim)
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Carrickfergus College, 110 North Road,Carrickfergus, BT38 7QX


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Course programme

Year 11 & 12 Home Economics

Year 11 pupils can choose to study Home Economics, Hospitality or Child Development. Home Economics and Child Development have for many years proved to be popular choices with pupils and the pass rate at GCSE has been very good. Hospitality is a new GCSE, which has a very practical base as well as being closely linked to the world of work. Within all subjects there is a practical input including outside speakers and visits to local relevant organisations and establishments.

What will I study?

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Choice of Resources
  • Family Life

How is it assessed

One piece of coursework (Written & Practical) = 50%
Final examination = 50%

What can I do with my GCSE?

Follow a career as a:

  • Consumer Adviser
  • Dietician
  • Health Promotions Officer
  • Trading Standards Officer
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Home Economist
  • Nutritionist
  • Food Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Teacher in Food Technology / Catering / Hospitality

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