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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      Where and when
      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

      Location:
      Newark
      Gainsborough


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