Modern History Senior: Stage 6 (KCSE3204)


This unit of study aims to introduce students to selected content areas in the Stage 6 Modern History Syllabus currently taught in NSW secondary schools and aims to prepare students to teach Stage 6 Modern History. This unit of study aims to assist students in understanding the realities of teaching content and subject specific skills to senior high school students. Particular emphasis is placed on developing in students the importance of thoroughly researching specific content areas relevant to teaching senior modern history. This unit provides an introduction to material for selected topics within the framework of the Stage 6 Syllabus.

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Block Mode


essay (20%) and presentation (30%) and chapter review (20%) and in class exam (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


96 credit points of units

Additional Information

Available to students who have completed the Diploma in Education (Aboriginal) or equivalent.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.