|Mode of study||Academic BTEC|
|Campus||English Bridge Campus|
|Start date||3 September 2019|
|Course code||HSB-3C (1920)|
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language.
You will study a combination of Biology, Nutrition, Sociology, Law and Ethics. This blend of subject areas allows cross over and complements other A Levels. It is a practical course that concentrates on allowing you to understand how theory underpins practice. Placements are a valuable component of the course in both years. This makes the subject vital preparation for many relevant university courses by providing:
Assessment is by assignments marked internally. The large coursework component allows students to develop independent learning skills and spreads assessment evenly throughout the course. Criteria to work to in these assessments are clearly structured to ensure that all the grades are fully accessible and are designed to enable work to be presented in a variety of ways e.g. newspaper articles, essays, PowerPoint presentations and displays. A calendar of the assessments is provided to students ensuring they can plan and organise their time effectively.
This course is for students who wish to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required for Health, Social Care and Early Years. It is an ideal course for those looking to go into Teaching, Nursing, Social Work or to work in a related context.
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button and then add an additional 2 or 3 subjects to make up your academic programme. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 260401 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org