Level 3 History - Crime and Conspiracy - Semester A
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Meade
This course focuses on key historical ideas and people who shaped the 18th-20th Century.
The topics covered at Level 3 provide the student with the opportunity to question sources of information and gain insight into society through reaction to crime.
Topics covered include conspiracy theories surrounding historical events, (Moon landing, Hitler’s suicide, and Mikhail Lermontov). Controversial New Zealand crimes that have played a role in our history (the hanging of Minnie Dean, the Parker Hulme case, and the Scott Watson case).
Students will also learn transferable writing, research, communication, analytical, interpersonal and thinking skills.
If you are intending for this to be a University approved subject, you must take both Semester A and B of this course.
It is expected that students will develop skills in all areas but will complete between 8 and 12 credits for assessment. Not all skills taught will be assessed.
Recommended Prior Learning
TIC and/or HoF discretion
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21
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.
Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.