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Course Description

In Modern History students investigate the growth of modern nations at a time of rapid global change.

They engage with the study of single nations and interactions between and among nations.

Students explore the social, political and economic changes that have developed shaped the modern world.

They consider how some nations have sought to impose their influence and power while others have fought to forge their own destiny.

Throughout their studies students build their skills in historical method through inquiry.

They consult with a range of source types. Both primary and secondary to develop their own interpretations on the past.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Historical Skills  50% 
Historical Study  20%
Examination 30%

Semester Offered

Full Year


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.