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Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Southfield School for Girls Specialist Sports and Science College

Course description

The level 3 Health and Social Care Subsidiary Diploma is a course that can be studied along- side other A Levels and is accredited with UCAS points for university entrance, but has the advantage of being internally assessed so alleviates examination pressure. It is a fascinating and worthwhile course that can lead to a variety of careers including Midwifery, Nursing, Dental Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Teaching, Social Work and in the Voluntary Sector. It combines well with A levels such as Sociology, Psychology, P.E and other BTEC qualifications.

Course content

In year one, students will study Human Lifespan Development which is assessed by an examination in the summer term and Psychological Perspectives on Health and Development. The assessment for this module depends on the achievement of specified learning outcomes, which are awarded Pass, Merit or Distinction dependent on quality of work. In year two, students look at Working in Health and Social care and Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs. Year two also comprises, one exam and one piece of coursework.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*- C (or equivalent Level 2 passes) including English and Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southfield School for Girls Specialist Sports and Science College directly.

Last updated date: 23 December 2016
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