Level 3 History
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 an enormous variety of careers. History is highly recommended for Law, Journalism and Politics. History is also recommended as the Humanities option for students wishing to pursue a career in medicine.
Whilst students may enter this course without any background in History, it is advantageous for students to have studied History at a lower level.
Students will study:
- The Early Contact Period in New Zealand
- The New Zealand Wars
- Russian Revolution.
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits from Level 2 History, 4 of which must be from externally examined Standards OR for students who did not take History at Level 2 - 12 credits from English or any other Social Science subject – at least 3 credits must be from externally examined Standards OR HOD Discretion. Credits from other subjects are only applicable to students who did not take Level 2 History in the previous year (based on Entrance Exams and Internal Assessment results).
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
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.
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