Level 3 History
The History course at Level 3 will compromise one major study and a number of case studies. Case studies will be both teacher and student selected.
The Major Study will be Revolution and its impact on society and Change OR Cultural Interaction in 19th Century New Zealand.
Case studies will be chosen from but not limited to the following topics:
19TH CENTURY NEW ZEALAND:
- Musket Wars
- The Coming of Christianity
- Treaty of Waitangi
- The NZ Wars
- Invasion of Parihaka
- The American Civil War
- The French Revolution
- The Russian Revolution
- The Industrial Revolution
Assessment will comprise up to three internal standards and up to two external standards for NCEA Level 3. The offered standards are worth 5 or 6 credits each.
Recommended Prior Learning
Open Entry but students are advised that basic literacy standards are needed to cope with the academic demands of the material studied.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 31
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:
- meeting any course entry requirements
- minimum class sizes
- the availability of teaching staff
and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.