Stage 1 – Year 11

SACE Credits


Does this subject include an exam?



Successful completion of Year 10 History.

Course Content

Students undertake the following topics:

  • Understanding ancient history
  • Art, architecture, and technology
  • Warfare and conquest
  • Beliefs, rituals, and Mythology

Learning Requirements

In this subject, students are expected to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the nature of historical and/or archaeological evidence
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of texts, artefacts, ideas, events and/or people
  • understand life in the ancient world, including beliefs, attitudes and/or values
  • apply inquiry skills to analyse and evaluate sources and perspectives, and synthetise evidence
  • research and understand the ideas and innovations that emerged from the ancient world, and consider their influence
  • communicate ideas and arguments, using subject specific language


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