Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

13 History 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:


At least 12 credits in Level 2 History (12HI1) including an ‘Achieved’ or better in AS91233 (the essay).

OR HoD approval.

Students can pick up L3 History, without having studied L2 History but must have HoD approval. English, Classics and/or Geography grades will be looked at.


In this course students develop advanced historical skills by analysing important historical events through written and visual texts.

Students will…
•develop advanced skills in research, critical thinking, analysis and formal writing.

•study major topics linked to colonization, such as New Zealand in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the British rule and independence movements in India.

•analyse key themes such as power and sovereignty, politics, race relations, and religious differences.

•analyse high level concepts such as causation, perspectives, significance, continuity and change and intent and motivation.


Social Science

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Barrister, Minister of Religion, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Workplace Relations Adviser, Records Adviser, Game Developer, Photographer, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*13HI1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $10 for workbooks