12 History 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 2556116


At least 12 credits in Level 1 History (11HI1) including an ‘Achieved’ or better in AS91005 (the essay).

OR HoD Approval.

Students can pick up L2 History, without having studied L1 History but must have HoD approval - English and/or Geography grades will be looked at.

This course enables students to develop their historical skills in the analysis of historical events through research, understanding and examining sources and structured essay writing.  

Students will examine the causes and the course of significant events of the 20th Century, focusing on Global Conflict between 1900-1945. We will examine how these events and forces such as nationalism and imperialism have shaped the world and been of significance to New Zealand. 

Particular focus on the 20th century:  origins of WW1, key events in WW1, the rise of fascism, Japanese imperialism, the rise of Hitler, Nazism and WWII, and the Holocaust.


Social Science


13 History 1

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12HI1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $10 for workbooks