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Applied Health and Social Care The Applied GCE in Health and Social care covers a wide range of topics including elements of Psychology and Sociology and applies these to real life settings such as early years education and residential care to name just a few. This subject is useful for those wishing to enter professions such as teaching, nursing, midwifery, social work and work within the care sector.The Health and Social Care Applied GCE can be taken as either a single or double award and covers a diverse range of units. AS Single Award You will study three units in total: Unit 1: Promoting Quality Care - Externally assessed Unit 2: Communication in Care Settings - Coursework assessed Unit 3: Promoting Good Health - Coursework assessed AS Double Award (Same three units as the AS Single plus the units below) Unit 4: Health and Safety in Care Settings - Externally assessed Unit 5 : Caring for People with Additional Needs - Coursework assessed Unit 9: Caring for Older People - Externally assessed A2 Single Award Unit 10: Care Practice and Provision - Coursework assessed. Unit 11: Understanding Human Behaviour and Development - Externally assessed Unit 15: Social Trends - Externally assessed A2 Double Award (Same three units as A2 Single Award plus the units below) Unit 13: Child Development - Coursework assessed Unit 14: Mental Health Issues - Coursework assessed Unit 16: Research Methods in Health and Social Care - Coursework assessed Associated Costs A CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check is a compulsory element to any Health and Social Care course which involves vocational practice. Students are expected to pay the full cost (?36 approximately), and additional costs may be incurred if sufficient evidence cannot be provided (passportdriving licence etc).Please speak to the course team for additional information.How you are assessed is dependent on whether the single or double award course is followed. There is a combination of external examinations and portfolio based evidence.The GCE in Health and Social Care qualifies students to study for a degree in related subjects such as Sociology, Psychology, or a BTEC Higher National Diploma in any related subject. Students could also go on to relevant employment within the health and social care sector. Results SUMMER 2009 A - E grade 90% Highlights : 21% of AS students achieved'A' or'B' grades, in line with national comparators. Examination Board OCR

Applied Health and Social Care The Applied GCE in Health and Social care covers a wide range of topics including elements of Psychology and Sociology and applies these to real life settings such as early years education and residential care to name just a few. This subject is useful for those wishing to enter professions such as teaching, nursing, midwifery, social work and work within the care...

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