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History A Level Block B at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

The course comprises two modules: Britain transformed 1918-97 (60 marks) and The USA, c1920-55: boom, bust and recovery (40 marks) These are assessed through two written examinations lasting 2 hours 15 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes. A-Level. The modules you will study are: Britain transformed 1918-97 (60 marks) and The USA, c1920-55: boom, bust and recovery (40 marks) Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors, 1485-1603 Punishment since 1800 (60 marks). This will comprise of essays and source analysis. These modules will be examined at the end of the course. The coursework is worth 20% of the total course. Crime and Punishment will look at historiansÕ interpretations of the past. These are assessed through three written examinations. These will comprises of essays, analysing historical interpretations and source analysis. You could take this course to complement other Advanced Level courses in History, which could lead onto Higher Education in History or related subjects such as English, American Studies, Politics, Law, Archaeology or more general courses. Further Opportunities 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. In addition, history will lead to employment in the legal profession, the police, journalism and business management.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at 4 or above including English and History

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other Advanced Level courses in History which could lead onto Higher Education in History or related subjects such as English, American Studies, Politics, Law, 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. In addition history will lead to employment in the legal profession, the police, journalism and business management.

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: 16 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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