HUMANITIES – Subject Type: Core; Full Year


The unit provides study of history from the end of the ancient period to the beginning of the modern period, c.650 AD (CE) – 1750. Students will undertake the following depth studies:

· The Vikings (c.790 – c.1066)

· The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa (14th century plague).


· Landforms and Landscape: This unit examines the processes that shape individual landforms, the values and meanings placed on landforms and landscapes by diverse cultures, hazards associated with landscapes, and management of landscapes.

· Changing Nations: This unit investigates the changing human geography of countries, as revealed by shifts in population distribution.

Civics & Citizenship

This unit provides a study of the rights, obligations and freedoms of citizens and how Australians can actively participate in their democracy.

Economics & Business

This unit provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the role of government in the market.

Pathway – Year 9 Humanities