This Higher Modern Studies course encourages you to develop a greater understanding of the contemporary world and your place in it. You will have opportunities to develop important attitudes such as respect for the values, beliefs and cultures of others; openness to new thinking and ideas; and a sense of responsibility and global citizenship.

The focus on evaluating sources and making decisions will help you to develop critical thinking skills as well as skills in literacy and numeracy. Investigative and critical thinking activities are essential to many employment sectors.