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History (Modern World) Specification B GCSE at Shenley Brook End School

Course description

AQA B Full Course Unit 1: International Relations: Conflict & Peace in the 20th Century - The origins of the Cold Ward 1945-1955 - Crises of the Cold Ward 1955-1970 - Failure of Dtente and the Collapse of Communism 1970-1991 written paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 37.5% Unit 2: 20th Century Depth Studies - The Roaring 20s: The USA, 1919-1929 - Depression and the New Deal: The USA, 1929-1941 - Hitlers Germany, 1929-1939 written paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 37.5% Unit 3: Historical Enquiry British History - Aspects of Britains involvement in the First & Second Worl Wars controlled assessment - 25%

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in History or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, you could go into a job related to history such as a Teacher, Historian or Archaeologist. You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shenley Brook End School directly.

Last updated date: 09 August 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years