Level 3 History

13HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Besley

Recommended Prior Learning

TIC and/or HoF discretion


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 911). 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, Bain murders).

New Zealand wars - The Northern Wars

Cold War - Cuban Missile Crisis

Students will also learn transferable writing, research, communication, analytical, interpersonal and thinking skills.

This is a literacy-rich course and the standards contribute towards UE literacy (reading and writing) - see standards below.
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15 UE credits are offered internally. Students generally opt into at least one external standard (4-6 credits).



Faculties:

Social Sciences



Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Barrister, Minister of Religion, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Workplace Relations Adviser, Records Adviser, Game Developer, Photographer, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91434 v2 History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91435 v2 History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91436 v2 History 3.3 - Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91437 v2 History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91438 v2 History 3.5 - Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
A.S. 91439 v2 History 3.6 - Analyse a significant historical trend and the force(s) that influenced it
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Barrister, Minister of Religion, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Workplace Relations Adviser, Records Adviser, Game Developer, Photographer, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant


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Disclaimer

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 2022.