GCE Applied Health & Social Care (Single or Double award) at Moseley School and Sixth Form
You will enjoy this course if you would like to develop:
A broad understanding of the Health & Social care sector
Skills as well as technical knowledge
An awareness of particular groups and their needs by focusing on health, Early Years (care and education), care of older people, or individuals with specific needs.
You will study aspects of Science, Sociology, Psychology, Social policy and Health and Safety Law.
The course contains considerably vocational content and we encourage all students to conduct work experience to bring the subject to life
Edexcel BTEC Level 3
The Level 3 BTEC in Health and Social Care is a two-year, full-time programme validated by Edexcel. You will study up to 6 mandatory and 2 optional units over the 2-years. Two of these are externally examined units and there will also be a coursework task
that is set and marked by the board; these are fundamental to your programme of study. The remaining units are coursework assignments which relate to a range of health and social care issues and practices.
Mandatory Units (up to 6 from the following)
- Human Lifespan Development (Exam)
- Working in Health and Social Care (Exam)
- Enquiries into Current Research in Health & Social Care (external CWK task – Diploma only)
- Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs (internally assessed CWK)
- Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care (internally assessed CWK)
- Promoting Public Health (internally assessed CWK)
Optional Units (2 from the following internally assessed units)
Work Experience in Health and Social Care Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs
Sociological Perspectives Physiological Disorders
Psychological Perspectives Nutritional Health
5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English
You will study up to 6 mandatory and 2 optional units over the 2-years. Two of these are externally examined units and there will also be a coursework task that is set and marked by the board; these are fundamental to your programme of study. The remaining units are coursework assignments which relate to a range of health and social care issues and practices.
For further information, please contact the course co-ordinator above.
Careers and Higher Education Opportunities
Recent students have taken degrees in Nursing, Social work, teaching and midwifery.
Extra-curricular enrichment opportunities
Regular support sessions will be available at lunchtimes, after school and break times throughout the course to help students with homework, projects and exam preparation.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moseley School and Sixth Form directly.