The focus of this Course is on understanding the importance of personal and community action in promoting health. Students will explore contemporary health issues, examining the impact of social, environmental, economic and biomedical factors and their collective contribution to health disparities.
Students will apply inquiry skills to examine and analyse health issues, develop arguments and draw evidence-based conclusions to develop approaches to address barriers to better health. The course provides opportunities for students to develop skills to pursue careers in a range of health and community service industries.
Content areas include:
• Beliefs, attitudes and values
• Social and cultural norms
• Self-management and Interpersonal skills
• Holistic health
• Principles, frameworks, models and theories
• Actions and strategies
• Consumer health
• Health inquiry
Assessment - Students will complete a variety of tasks including exams. These will allow demonstration of achievement across all outcomes.
B Grade in Year 10 English and an interest in health promotion, research or community health care, sport and exercise science and the human body
Year 12 - Health Studies - ATAR Course Code ATHEA
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