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History AS/A2 Level at Chobham Academy

Course description

Year AS Content:

There will be a range of topics offered and you will complete 2 units.

Unit 1 will include 2 of the following topics:

Russia in Revolution
Civil Rights in the USA
The USA in Asia
Unit 2 will include 1 of the following topics:
Henry VIII
British Political History 1945-90
Mass Media, Popular Culture and Social Change in Britain since 1945.

Year A2 content:
In Year 13, you will take two units. Again a variety of topics will be offered.

Unit 3 is assessed by examination

 Unit 4 is assessed by coursework.



Entry requirements

Students require a minimum of 5 A*-C grades at GCSE including a grade B or above in History.


Both AS units will be assessed through written examinations. One unit in Year 13 is assessed through a written examination while the other one is assessed through coursework.

Future opportunities

A Level History is recognised as a highly academic subject. The skills you will develop prepare you for further education and employment. You will have learned how to evaluate and analyse information how to weigh up evidence and communicate complex ideas effectively.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chobham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 April 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years