Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

11 Social Science with Literacy 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Donna Hobbs.


For students who do not qualify for entry into History (11HI1) or Geography (11GE1) AND are still working towards their literacy co-requisite.

OR HoF/Dean approval

This course is designed for students who have an interest in Social Sciences but do not meet the entry requirements for 11 Geography or 11 History, and are still working towards their literacy co-requisite.

Students will:
Cover a range of topics from the Earth Science, Geography and History subject areas. Emphasis is placed on improving basic skills with a literacy rich programme. It cannot be taken in conjunction with either History or Geography.

Note as part of literacy support this course will assess two NZQA standards. Other school based assessment will also be included as part of the overall MAGS Year 11 programme.


Social Science


12 Social Science Studies 3, 12 Travel and Tourism 4

Career Pathways

Archivist, Police Officer, Historian, Barrister, Urban/Regional Planner, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Psychologist, Trainer, Communications Professional, Community Development Worker, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Judge, Economist, Records Adviser, Human Resources Adviser, Health Promoter, Librarian, Library Assistant, Market Research Analyst, Survey Interviewer, Policy Analyst, Probation Officer, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Court Registry Officer, Marketing Specialist, Psychotherapist, Support Worker, Epidemiologist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11SS3* - Supplementary costs: Nil