Home Economics A-Level at King's Oak Academy
Home Economists are vital members of teams in such areas as food product development, quality assurance, food marketing, and the food media.
Society and Health: An understanding of demography, family and society, environmental, social issues and health.
Resource management: In-depth study and knowledge of resources, food provision, selection and purchase of food and household goods, food preparation and cooking equipment, food safety and hygiene.
Coursework Study: You select your own Home economics project and develop your own task/study.
Nutrition and Food Production: A study of nutrients and energy; nutritional and dietary needs of different groups of people; properties of food.
B grade or above in English, Maths and a Food based GCSE.
AS: exam for each unit.
A level: Coursework study and exam on Nutrition and food production.
Provides an excellent foundation for further study, especially for courses in home economics; child development; health and social care/dietetics and/or hospitality and catering.
Community health home economist; consumer scientist; caterer; chef; cook; dietician; health promotion practitioner; nutritionist; food/home economics teacher.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.