History

What will you do on this course?

Throughout the two years, you will study Tudor England 1485-1603 and Revolution and Dictatorship in Russia 1917-1953. In addition, students will carry out an independent coursework investigation into the progress for equal civil rights in the USA between 1865-1968 which is worth 20% of your A Level grade. 

How will you be assessed?

Written exams 80%

Coursework 20%

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?

AQA 7042