LEVEL 3 HISTORY – L3HIST

Learning Area: Social Sciences
Qualification: NCEA Level 3

This course is suitable for students at Levels 3 with an interest in History, leadership, politics and the law. It will appeal to students with competent English skills who enjoy research and want to develop their ability to craft an argument. The content of the course can be shaped to reflect student interest. The overall theme for the year is conflict, with students looking at conflict in New Zealand and abroad. Students will look at the conflicts between Ngāti Toa and Ngāi Tahu in Canterbury. They will then look at the Vietnam War for the international context. At this Level students are encouraged to get out to the classroom and access sources in the wider community.

Course Components:
  • Research Skills
  • Presenting Information
  • Writing Skills
  • Engaging with historical sources 
  • Analysing Historical Perspectives

External Credits:                                    11
Internal Credits:                                     15
Literacy:                                                   26
Entry Recommendations:                    14 or more credits at Level Two History, or other appropriate subjects. See Mr. Smith/Ms. Koop for more details

NCEA LEVEL 1
NCEA LEVEL 2
NCEA LEVEL 3