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History A Level at Bishop Challoner Catholic College

Course description

What will I learn?

Component 1: Breadth Study The study of significant historical developments over a period of around 50 years and associated historical interpretations.

The Making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1920

How will I be assessed? 1 hour 30 minute external examination worth 50% of AS

Component 2: Depth Study The study in depth of a major historical change or development and associated primary evidence.

The Making of Modern Britain: Britain 1951-1979

How will I be assessed? 1 hour 30 minute external examination worth 50% of AS

 

A Level What will I learn?

Component 1: Breadth Study The study of significant historical developments over a period of around 100 years and associated historical interpretations.

The Making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

Component 2: Depth Study The study in depth of a major historical change or development and associated primary evidence.

The Making of Modern Britain: Britain 1951-2007

Component 3: Historical investigation A personal study based on a topic which begins in 1800, of student’s choice. • 300-5000 words • 40 marks • 20% of A Level • Marked by teachers • Moderated by AQA

Assessment

The Making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1920

How will I be assessed? 1 hour 30 minute external examination worth 50% of AS

The Making of Modern Britain: Britain 1951-1979

How will I be assessed? 1 hour 30 minute external examination worth 50% of AS

The Making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

How will I be assessed? 2 hours 30 minutes external examination worth 40% of A Level

The Making of Modern Britain: Britain 1951-2007

How will I be assessed? 2 hours 30 minutes external examination worth 40% of A Level

Historical investigation

A personal study based on a topic which begins in 1800, of student’s choice. • 300-5000 words • 40 marks • 20% of A Level • Marked by teachers • Moderated by AQA

Future opportunities

Careers in law, politics, teaching and local government are particularly open to a student with a History background

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: 17 November 2016
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Key information

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

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