Modern History

SACE Stage 1

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Modern History

Humanities and Social Sciences

SACE Stage 1

10 credits

Students explore changes within the world and the dynamic processes of imperialism, revolution, and decolonisation through the study of Indigenous Peoples and Social Movements.

The course examines how these have reconfigured political, economic, social, and cultural systems, and how recognition of the rights of individuals and societies has created challenges and responses.

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Students build skills of historical enquiry through the exploration of two or more of the following topics:

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Imperialism
  • Decolonisation
  • Social Movements
  • Revolution
  • Negotiated Elective


Historical Skills 50%
Historical Study/td> 50%


This course will prepare students for future study in the areas of History, Ancient Studies or Society and Culture.