History

A history qualification is often studied by those entering journalism, law, politics, tourism, teaching, local government and the armed forces, amongst others.
  • Pathway:
  • A Level
  • Exam Board:
  • Edexcel

What Will I Study?

AS level

Breadth Study

  • Russia 1917 – 1991 from Lenin to Yeltsin

Depth Study

  • Mao’s China 1949-1976

A Level

Breadth Study

  • The British experience of warfare 1790-1918
  • Coursework

How Will I Be Assessed?

The course will be assessed as follows:

  • Paper 1 Russia 30%
  • Paper 2 China 20%
  • Paper 3 Warfare 30%
  • Coursework 20%

What Could I Do Next?

There are a range of higher education opportunities for students who have studied history at A Level. A history qualification is often studied by those entering journalism, law, politics, tourism, teaching, local government and the armed forces, amongst others. History qualifications are also welcomed by areas including the media, the police and social work.

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

GCSE grade 6 in History or English would be beneficial but not essential.

Where Can I Get More Information?

Contact Mr L Beckensall, Head of Global Awareness Faculty.

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