History Teacher in Charge of Subject:
Entry Requirements: You will have gained at least a Grade C in History and English.
Course Details: A stimulating and absorbing A Level History course is offered AS
Unit 1: Britain 1815-1865 This unit studies a particularly turbulent period in British history.
Unit 2: The USA and Vietnam 1961-1975 This unit focuses upon arguably America’s most famous episode of foreign policy.
Unit 3: Britain 1951- 2007 This unit illustrates the development of the modern Britain in which we live today.
Unit 4: Britain and Ireland 1893-1998 This unit focuses upon the tense and often violent relationship between Britain and Ireland.
Exams/Coursework: Both AS History units are assessed by examination (50% each). A2 Unit 3 is assessed by examination (60%) and A2 unit 4 by coursework (40%) AS A2
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Career Options: A Level History is a rigorous academic subject which is greatly valued by employers and provides opportunities for higher education in a wide range of disciplines.