12HIST

Level 2 History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Moorhead

The standards and topics offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

Studying History provides students with a sound basis for further education as well as a significant variety of careers. The skills developed during this course of study are well-regarded and extremely relevant to the world we live in. History is highly recommended for Law, Journalism and Politics.

The topics studied in Level 2 History include:

  • Heroines of New Zealand History
  • The Enfranchisement of Women in New Zealand
  • Hitler's Rise to Power



Recommended Prior Learning

12 Credits from Level 1 History 4 of which must be from an externally assessed standard, OR for students who did not take History at Level 1, 12 Achievement Standard Credits from English or any Social Science subject, 3 of which should be externally examined OR HOD discretion. Credits from other subjects are only applicable to students who did not take Level 1 History in the previous year. (based on Entrance Exams and Internal Assessment results)

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91229 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.1 - Carry out an inquiry of an historical event or place that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91231 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.3 - Examine sources of an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91232 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.4 - Interpret different perspectives of people in an historical event that is of significance to New Zealanders
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91233 v2
NZQA Info
History 2.5 - Examine causes and consequences of a significant historical event
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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