Stage 1 | Subject outline | Version control

Modern History Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 2.0 - For teaching in 2022.
Accredited in August 2017 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2018.

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Evidence of learning

Evidence of learning

Assessment at Stage 1 is school based.

The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Modern History at Stage 1.

  • Assessment Type 1: Historical Skills
  • Assessment Type 2: Historical Study.

For a 10-credit subject, students provide evidence of their learning through four assessments. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%.

Students undertake:

  • three historical skills assessments
  • one historical study.

For a 20-credit subject, students provide evidence of their learning through eight assessments. Each assessment type should have a weighting of at least 20%.

Students undertake:

  • six historical skills assessments
  • two historical studies.