Level 3 History
In the Level 3 History course learners have the opportunity to analyse contested historical events from New Zealand and international contexts. They will gather information from historical sources such as artefacts, films, guest speakers, and historical sites to gain an understanding of the causes, consequences, and significance of important historical events
The study of History develops a range of valuable skills that prepare learners for tertiary study, including:
Effective research processes – selecting appropriate sources of information, referencing etc
Written communication - paragraph and essay writing
Verbal communication – expressing ideas and opinions
Critical and analytical thinking – thinking deeper about events and different perspectives on these
Connecting past with present – how past events have influenced social and political situations today
Separating fact from fiction
Topics that may be covered:
- Researching a significant historical event of each learner's choice
- The Invasion of the Waikato
- The My Lai Massacre
- The French Revolution
Course Costs and Equipment
1 x 2B8 (hard cover) exercise book, 40 page clear file, highlighters.
Learners will need printing credit loaded on their accounts for the research internal.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Applicants to New Zealand universities require 14 credits in three approved subjects. This course is an Approved Course for University Entrance
Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer, limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.