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History A Level at Cowley International College

Course description

History is a highly regarded subject and remains a popular
choice at A-level. The course allows students to improve their
extended writing, source analysis skills and research skills.
The vast majority of our students said that they really enjoyed
studying History and many continue to study the subject at
university.

Course content

History focuses on events, periods and ideas, which have had a
direct impact on the world we live today. The study of History
will help broaden your historical awareness and skills.

Areas that students will study include:
• Britain 1930-1997, including: Churchill 1930-1951
and British Politics 1951-1997.
• The French Revolution and the rule of Napoleon
1774-1815.

Entry requirements

A grade B or above in History at GCSE level is desirable. A
student can access the course with a C grade if they show a
willingness to work hard.
For students who didn’t study History at GCSE level, a B grade
(grade 6) in English is desirable.

Future opportunities

A degree in History is useful for many careers.
Prospective employers highly rate a History degree because
it indicates that a student can research a topic, gain a solid
understanding and critically evaluate it. History students have
the advanced reading and writing skills that are highly sought
after in many jobs.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cowley International College directly.

Last updated date: 03 February 2017

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