This course requires 2 options.

11 History (11HIS)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Andrew Tebbutt

11 History

Learn the art of the historian through a close study of texts. Consider different perspectives on an event from New Zealand history. Complete research into a chosen topic. Explore the world of Ancient Greek mythology and the first Olympics. History is all about great stories and peoples’ experiences in fascinating and bizarre situations.

Potential Topics

  • Perspectives on a topic in social history: Anti-nuclear Protest in New Zealand or The Springbok Tour 1981 or Gay Law Reform
  • Historical research project: personal choice
  • Ancient Greek Mythology, The Amazons or Ancient Olympics
  • The Dolphin Incident: sinking of a fishing boat in Lyttelton Harbour 1939

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Assessment Information

Possible Credits
External - 4 credits
Internal - 18 credits (12 History and 6 Classics)