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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      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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