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History (Modern) A Level at Strode's College

Course description

This course covers the period 1780-1989 and looks at German History from the end of World War One through to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Twentieth century Spanish History is also studied from 1930-78 and looks at the causes and consequences of the Spanish Civil War 1936-39 and Spain’s return to democracy in the late 1970s. The Origins of the Cold War in the aftermath of World War Two will be studied as a coursework module and learners will also study a history of British Political Radicalism 1780-1928.

Course content

You will develop your extended writing skills, ability to debate and confidence when handling historical sources.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for Level 3 Pathway. Plus a grade C in English Language GCSE and a grade C in History GCSE or equivalent.


Three written examinations and one coursework assessment.

Financial information

Trips and visits.


Future opportunities

History is a subject that is valued by universities and it also provides an excellent foundation for anyone wishing to take employment in Education, the Civil Service, Journalism and the Arts.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Strode's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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