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History at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School

Course description

Board

OCR

Outline of the Course

  • Unit 1: British period study and enquiry: Pitt to Peel 1783-1853
  • Unit 2: Non-British period study: The Cold War in Asia 1945-93
  • Unit 3: Depth Study – China and its Rulers 1839-1989
  • Unit 4: Topic based essay – Coursework Assessment

Entry requirements

Minimum entry criteria:

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in History

May be accepted on the course: 6 in History

Assessment

Type of Assessment

Examination: Two questions: one that is sourced bsed, the second is based on knowledge and analysis.

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

Weighting

25%

Type of Assessment

Examination: one large and one small knowledge based question

Duration

1 hour

Weighting

15%

Type of Assessment

Examination: three essay questions - one based on sources and the other two based on own knowledge.

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Weighting

40%

Type of Assessment

Coursework: Independent Study Essay - 4,000 words

Duration

2 terms

Weighting

20%

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses or equivalent to prepare for higher education in History or related subjects such as English, American Studies, Politics , Archaeology or more general courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to history by seeking employment in areas of heritage such as working for a museum or within education such as a teacher. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 June 2018
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Key information

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

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