History Level 3

HIS3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Barrett

Recommended Prior Learning


If you did not do HIS201 or did not obtain a sufficient number of credits in HIS201, then success in ENG201 is a prerequisite. 


History Level 3

The year will be split into two parts. In Terms One and Two you will do an in-depth study on an aspect of the Second World War and the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan. All your internal assessments will be on this context. In the second half of the year the focus will be on New Zealand Economy and Politics during the second half of the 19th Century (1850 – 1900). 

This subject gives the student the necessary skills and knowledge to continue into a University or Polytechnic Pathway. The main focuses of this subject are World War Two and Salem Witch Hunts. Prerequisites are 12 credits in HIS 201 or Level 2 Merit credits in English.




Learning Areas:

Social Sciences



Career Pathways

Historian, Barrister, Urban/Regional Planner, Journalist, Legal Executive, Solicitor