NCEA Level 3 History ~ Questioning Authority
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.
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.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Course Contribution: $25
Additional trip costs may be incurred.
Stationery Requirements: 1 x 2B8 (hardcover), diary.
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.
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.
Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.