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Stage 1 Modern

Stage 1 – Modern History ( Year 11 ) 

SACE Credits


Does this subject include an exam?



Successful completion of Year 10 History.

Course Content

Students undertake the following topics that explore the changes within the world since 1750:

  • Imperialism

  • Decolonisation

  • Revolution

  • Indigenous Peoples

Learning Requirements

In this subject, students are expected to:

  • understand and explore historical concepts

  • understand and explore the role of ideas, people, and events in history

  • analyse developments and/or movements in the modern world, and their short-term and long-term impacts

  • analyse ways in which societies in the modern world have been shaped by both internal and external forces and challenges

  • apply the skills of historical inquiry to examine and evaluate sources and interpretations, and support arguments

  • draw conclusions and communicate reasoned historical arguments


Stage 2 History. Future careers in historical research and writing, teaching, journalism, librarianship and archival management, government agencies, museums, cultural heritage and tourism, business administration, politics and publishing.

Learn more about SACE STAGE ONE

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