Modern History

2 unit course

Course Summary

Year 11 Modern History allows students to engage with issues involving understanding what History is and investigate various aspects of the modern world, including ideas, people, movements, events, and developments.

Year 12 Modern History is designed to allow students to apply their understanding of sources and investigate various aspects of the modern world, including ideas, people, movements, events, and developments. 

Year 11 - 3 Assessment Tasks + Report Tasks

Year 12 - 4 Assessment Tasks + Report Tasks

What, if any, skills are needed?

There are no prerequisites for this subject. 

A love and appreciation of history will help.

Course Units
Year 11 Units Year 12 Units
The nature of History
Power & Authority (Dictators, Hitler & Nazism)
The Meiji Restoration
Japan
The American Civil War
The Civil Rights Movement
World War I
The Cold War
Learning Experiences
  • Year 11 & 12 study days
  • Film reviews
  • Exhibitions when available 
Career Options
  • Lawyer
  • Author
  • Librarian
  • Historian
  • Teacher
  • Politician
  • Museum Curator
  • Scriptwriter
  • TV & Film Producer
  • Tour Guide
  • Travel Consultant
  • Playwright
  • Defence Force

HSIE

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