NCEA Level 3 History

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Chemis

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 12 credits in either Level 2 History, Level 2 Geography or Level 2 English

To understand the present we need to understand the past and how it has impacted on our present. In this way we can avoid repeating our mistakes. History is a literacy rich course which teaches the skills of research, communication, resource interpretation, report writing, problem solving and essay writing. 

It will cover the following content:

Nineteenth Century NZ 

Vietnam War.

Jobs related to History include;

  • Lawyer
  • Researcher
  • Archivist
  • Journalist
  • Political Commentator
  • MP
  • Heritage curator/inspector
  • Museum Curator
  • Foreign Affairs and policy analyst
  • Trade Commissioner



Career Pathways

Historian, Barrister, Elected Government Representative, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Curator, Foreign Policy Officer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Survey Interviewer, Policy Analyst