History Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Barrett

Recommended Prior Learning

If you did not do HIS101or gain a sufficient number of credits in HIS101, then success in ENG101 is a prerequisite. 

History Level 2

This subject gives the student the necessary skills and knowledge to continue in Level 3 History. The main focuses of this subject are World War One, and 9/11. Prerequisites are 12 credits in HIS 101 or Level 1 Merit credits in English.

All throughout the year we will practice source analysis for the external examination. 

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences


History Level 3

Career Pathways

Historian, Barrister, Journalist, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Curator, Librarian, Photographer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Combined Geography, Economics and History trip to Wellington during term 2 - approx cost $300

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Film maker, Lawyer, Social Work


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.