13HIS

NCEA Level 3 History ~ Questioning Authority

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss E. HILLARY

You will learn about aspects our history, home and abroad, of your choice.  In addition to this, you will learn how to write analytical essays, interpret sources, research and how to present your findings. 

Student can choose topics, including: Welfare State; Dawn Raids, The Rise of Napoleon; Hitlers Rise to Power, Waikato Wars, 28th Māori Battalion, Abortion Act, Death Penalty, Bombing of Hiroshima, Nuclear Free New Zealand, Legalisation of Gay marriage, The Battle of Gate Pā, French testing at Mururoa and so on.  Viewing events from a historians perspective and questioning the use and possible abuse of power.  

NB: Scholarship candidates may select Scholarship History as an Elective.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $25
Additional trip costs may be incurred.
Stationery Requirements: 1 x 2B8 (hardcover), diary.

Recommended Prior Learning

This is an open entry course providing you have attained a reasonable standard in NCEA Level 2 English, Level 2 History and/or Level 2 Geography.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91434 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91435 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91436 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.3 - Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91437 v2
NZQA Info
History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

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.

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.

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