Level 3 History

13HIS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Year 13 History

The Year 13 History course contributes a possible 25 credits towards Level 3 NCEA and is covered in 4 units of work. Each unit is assessed against one or more Achievement Standards. The units cover conducting an investigation and analysis of an event or place of significance to New Zealanders. Analysing differing perspectives on a contested event of significance to New Zealanders.

There is an exam at the end of the year for Level Three History so it is vital that you attend regularly, work hard all the time, make the most of the opportunities of class/library time given and hand all assessments in on time.


Course Overview

Term 1
History Matters - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources

Term 2
A Place in Time - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders

Term 3
Different Opinions - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders

Term 4
Preparation for exams

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences



Career Pathways

Historian, Journalist, Secondary School Teacher