Modern History ATAR

  • Course Code - AEHIM
  • University Pathway

Estimated Cost: $79.00

Based on previous years pricing and subject to change.

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.

In Unit 2, the key context is a historical movement. Students will investigate the evolution of Nazism in Germany and the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler. The focus of Unit 1 is the Age of Imperialism between 1848 and 1914. Students will examine the forces that contributed to the rise of imperialism and the events imperialism precipitated such as World War One. 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

B Grade in Year 10 Humanities and Social Sciences

Further Study

Year 12 - Modern History ATAR
Course Code ATHIM
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Mindarie Senior College acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of the Wadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We recognise and respect the connection to the land, sky and seas of this area. We recognise and respect the continuing cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.