Modern History ATAR

  • Course Code - AEHIM
  • University Pathway

Estimated Cost: $79.00

Course Outline

Understanding the Modern World, Unit 1, and Movements for change in the 20th century, Unit 2, are designed to suit the needs of students considering tertiary study at the end of Year 12. In Unit 1, students will examine one development or turning point that has helped to define the modern world.

The focus for this unit will be The French Revolution 1774 - 1799 that looks at aspects as far reaching as the fall of autocracy and the rise of liberty, fraternity and equality. In Unit 2, the key context is a historical movement. Students will be concentrating on Nazism in Germany and the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler. Through their studies, students explore the nature of sources for the study of modern history and build their skills in historical method through inquiry.

Skills Outline

This course aims to enable students to develop a variety of skills related to the formulation, investigation and presentation of historical information, including the ability to:

  • Think critically
  • Conduct research and evaluate information
  • Communicate and present an argument
  • Evaluate and interpret evidence

Minimum Entrance Requirements

C Grade in Year 10 Humanities and Social Sciences

Further Study

Year 12 - Modern History – ATAR Course Code ATHIM

Coastal Cluster

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