Year 10 at Emmaus

Learning Area: Humanities

Subject description

At Year 10, History of the Modern World and Australia from 1918 to the present, has an emphasis on Australia in its global context. The twentieth century became a critical period in Australia’s social, cultural, economic and political development. The transformation of the modern world during a time of political turmoil, global conflict and international cooperation provides a necessary context for understanding Australia’s development, its place within the Asia-Pacific region, and its global standing.

Areas of Study

  • Australia at War (1939-1945): WW2
  • Rights and Freedoms (1945- present)
  • The Globalising World: Political Crisis (Vietnam War)


  • Essay
  • Source Analysis
  • Semester Examination