Approx Cost:
$10.00 for course booklets. $290 for a possible two night optional trip.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Achieved at least 1 internal and external standard in a Level 2 Social Sciences  or English course. 

Course Outline:

In general, topics cover the causes and consequences of significant historical events. History Achievement Standards are offered, with students able to achieve a maximum 20 credits from this course in two internal assessments and two external assessments.

Students will study events from the following topics:

  • The American Civil War.
  • The assassination of Lincoln.
  • Chinese migration during the gold rush.
  • Fascism and Mussolini.
  • Crime and punishment.

Students will also complete an independent research assignment from a topic of their choice.

The focus of this course is intended for students who have an interest in race relations, political science, media and sociology. The other courses which provide learning that helps History students deepen their understanding of the processes and topics studied in History include Social Studies, Geography and Economics.

Where Does It Lead:

University, College of Education. Students considering a career in any field which requires report writing, unbiased opinion, analytical and logical thought will find this subject beneficial. Careers include: law, journalism, teaching, tourism, public relations, libraries, government departments.

For further information see:
Miss N Hardaker.