SACE Stage 2 – Modern History (Year 12)
Does this subject include an exam?
Successful completion of at least one semester of Stage 1 History or Stage 1 Ancient Studies at minimum C grade is recommended
Students undertake topics from the following:
Modern Nations – Germany (1918-48)
The Changing World Order (1945 – ) – Cold War and Its Consequences
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 ways in which the development of modern world has been shaped by both internal and external forces and challenges
analyse interactions and relationships in the modern world, and their short- and long-term impacts on national, regional, and/or international development
apply the skills of historical inquiry to examine and evaluate sources and interpretations, and support arguments
draw conclusions and communicate reasoned historical arguments
History or Humanities/Arts degrees in Tertiary Study.
History also provides an opportunity to develop empathy, broaden worldview and evaluate perspectives, useful in most areas of life.