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GCSE: History A at Ashby School

Course description

Students will cover the following four topics: • History of Medicine c3000BC - present • The American West c1840 – c1895 • Ireland c1900 – present • A site study of Ashby Castle. This course runs until 2010.

Future opportunities

Students can take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in History. Alternatively, they may need to strengthen their grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, students may choose a history-related career, such as becoming a teacher, economist, conservation officer or archaeologist. Students may also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of an employer. This GCSE course provides an excellent route to study beyond the age of 16, both for History A level and other post-16 qualifications.

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 Ashby School directly.

Last updated date: 25 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years