Lincoln College

Part Time GCSE Human Physiology and Health

Lincoln College
In Lincoln

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Typology GCSE
Location Lincoln
Duration 1 Year
  • GCSE
  • Lincoln
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

What is the course about? This subject is a post 16 examination for all those wishing to study science further and who have a strong interest in the human aspects of biology. It covers the place of man in his. environment, how he impacts on this and how he can live a healthy lifestyle in today's world. The specification includes disease and its prevention and the functioning of the main.

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Government funding available

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Starts Location
On request
Lincoln
Monks Road, LN2 5HQ, Lincolnshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Lincoln
Monks Road, LN2 5HQ, Lincolnshire, England
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Course programme


Part Time Human Physiology and Health GCSE

Course Description: What is the course about?
This subject is a post 16 examination for all those wishing to study science further and who have a strong interest in the human aspects of biology. It covers the place of man in his
environment, how he impacts on this and how he can live a healthy lifestyle in today's world.
The specification includes disease and its prevention and the functioning of the main systems of the body. It concludes with work on genetics and study on the possibilities of treating diseases with new techniques derived from genetic engineering.

Where can this lead me?
The programme is a worthwhile educational experience for all and a suitable preparation for careers which require knowledge of Human Biology. It provides a foundation for further studies in Human Biology and related subjects. It is a science qualification for those adults wishing to go on to Higher Education. Many students proceed into teaching or careers in health areas.

Programme Aims
A one-year programme, open to full-time and part-time students during the day or in the evening and based upon the AQA post 16 syllabus, leading to GCSE in Human Physiology and Health.

Programme Content
The subject will develop scientific inquiry as well as a positive attitude to health and emphasises the personal, social, environmental, economic and technological aspects of Human Biology.

Teaching and Learning Styles
These include personal research, practical studies and computer-based learning as well as more formal learning lessons.

Level:
1

Course Type:
Part Time

Entry Requirements
Assessment and Progression:
The assessment involves a written examination paper plus teacher-assessed course work.

Examination Board AQA Syllabus No. 3417
Assessment 80% Written Examination 20% Coursework
Programme Co-ordinator Sally Bentley
Teaching Staff Sally Bentley

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