NCEA Level 3 History

13HIS
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Chemis


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. This course is a literacy rich course which teaches the skills of research, communication, resource interpretation, report writing 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


Recommended Prior Learning

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


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91434 v2 History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91435 v2 History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91436 v2 History 3.3 - Analyse evidence relating to an historical event of significance to New Zealanders
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91437 v2 History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91438 v2 History 3.5 - Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 25

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.