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History AS Level (EDEXCEL) at Lightcliffe Academy

Course description

History - AS Overview: A one year 2 unit course which could be extended into a full A Level over two years. AS Units: Russia, Autocracy to Dictatorship 1889-1953 Henry VIII, Authority, Nation and Religion 1509-1540 Assessment: All assessment is by exam at the end of the year.

Entry requirements

C or above in GCSE History and English

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in History, which could lead onto 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. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

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 Lightcliffe Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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