The College of Richard Collyer

Health & Social Care AS (Double)

The College of Richard Collyer
In West Sussex

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Important information

Typology A Level
Location West sussex
Duration 2 Years
  • A Level
  • West sussex
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

Students who choose Health and Social Care have diverse academic backgrounds and a range of different interests and abilities. The new syllabus covers a number of core subject areas including Communication Skills, Equal Opportunities and Ethical Issues; optional units are wide ranging to suit many career aims and include Health Promotion, Anatomy and Physiology, Special Needs, Child Development.

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Where and when
Starts Location

West Sussex
Hurst Road, Horsham, RH12 2EJ, Merseyside, England
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Starts
Location
West Sussex
Hurst Road, Horsham, RH12 2EJ, Merseyside, England
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· Requirements

None.

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What you'll learn on the course

Child Development
Equal Opportunities
Anatomy and Physiology
Physiology
Communication Skills
Health and Social Care
Communication Training
Anatomy
Social care
healthcare

Course programme

Health and Social Care Applied A Level S&D
Social Science & Childcare
Board and Syllabus details
Board: OCR - Syllabus: H103/303/503/703
AS/A level and Double award
About the subject
Students who choose Health and Social Care have diverse academic backgrounds and a range of different interests and abilities. The new syllabus covers a number of core subject areas including Communication Skills, Equal Opportunities and Ethical Issues; optional units are wide ranging to suit many career aims and include Health Promotion, Anatomy and Physiology, Special Needs, Child Development, Health as a Lifestyle Choice, Behavioural Psychology, Human Growth and Development and Dietetics.

Learning Styles
Students will participate in discussions, undertake research, carry out presentations and use a wide range of media to produce portfolio units, which will aid career progression. Alongside this students will develop high order ICT, study and research skills. Work experience and voluntary work can be organised to help students achieve coursework objectives when appropriate, but are not mandatory.
Subject combinations and progression
Health and Social Care links well with a most other A level subjects; Biology, Sociology, Food, Nutrition and Health, P.E and Psychology are typical combinations. Typical career progression includes: nursing, teaching, occupational therapy, sports studies, social studies, radiography, forensic science, social work, working with people with special needs, the forces etc. A number of students progress directly into employment in the health care sector.

Subject modules and assessment
There are 3 courses on offer within the A level
AS - 3 unit course over one year
A2 - 6 unit course over one or two years equivalent to an A level
2 A levels - 12 unit course over two years equivalent to two A levels
For each course the mode of assessment is: 33% external exams + 67% student portfolios/coursework.

Entry Requirements
None.

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