History NCEA Level 3



This is an ‘approved subject’ for University Entrance. Standards marked (R) may be counted towards the Reading credits for Literacy. Standards marked (R/W) may be counted towards either (but not both) Reading or Writing credits for Literacy.


Successful completion of 12HIS: NCEA Level 2 History Or NCEA: 14 Credits in each of 3 x Level 2 Achievement Standard subjects Or CAIE: C Grades in 3 x AS subjects

Course Description:

We are looking at a course which studies different types of government and political control. We will be looking at the following topics: Colonialism; New Zealand in the 19th Century; looking at early contact, the Treaty of Waitangi; the wars and conflict following the Treaty Totalitarianism; Germany under Hitler and the USSR under Stalin. We also study the Holocaust and the escalating persecution of the Jews by the Nazis. We will do a two night field trip to the Bay of Islands as part of the New Zealand aspect of the course.

Achievement Standards:

391438(R/W)History 3.5 - Analyse the causes and consequences of a significant historical event6ExternalCompulsory
391439(R/W)History 3.6 - Analyse a significant historical trend and the force(s) that influenced it6ExternalCompulsory
391434(R)History 3.1 - Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using primary and secondary sources5InternalCompulsory
391435(R)History 3.2 - Analyse an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders5InternalCompulsory
391437(R)History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders5InternalCompulsory

Assessment Summary: