What will you do on this course?
In the first year you will take a depth study looking at Britain 1951-79 and a breadth study of Tsarist Russia 1855-1917. In the second year you will continue these units taking the British course up to 2007 and studying USSR from 1917-1964. In addition students complete a coursework assignment looking at the causes of rebellion in Tudor England. This will require independent research to produce an analysis of the issue including both contemporary source material and historiography.
How will you be assessed?
Written exams 80%
What could this course lead to?
Past students have gone on to take courses as diverse as Theatre Management and Law as well as more traditional degrees related to History.
History is regarded as a facilitating subject meaning it is sought after by universities for a range of subjects. This is because it is an academically rigorous subject which traditionally is very highly regarded by universities. Students develop a range of transferable skills allowing them to construct reasoned arguments, handle data and carry out independent research.
What syllabus do you follow?