History AS/A2 Level at Havelock Academy
History is changing. But just as each generation looks at the past afresh, so the way the subject is taught develops over time. Faced with new regulations, the AS and A-level qualifications have been refreshed, with a different emphasis compared to previous history courses.
The Tudors: England, 1485–1603 This option allows students to study in breadth issues of change, continuity, cause and consequence in this period
The Cold War, c1945–1991 This option provides the opportunity to study a period of major change in depth, focusing on key ideas, events and developments.
Unit 3 This unit allows students to develop their independent enquiry skills. It focuses on the causes, practice and effects of genocide.
5 A*-C grades including English and maths and a minimum of a B grade in GCSE History.
Component 1: Breadth Study
The study of significant historical developments over a period of around 100 years and associated interpretations
Component 2: Depth Study
The study in depth of a period of major historical change or development and associated primary evidence
Component 3: Historical Investigation
A personal study based on a topic of student's choice.
Degree courses in History, Archaeology , Sociology, Politics, Law, English, Philosophy leading to careers in Journalism, Law, Social work, Commerce, Business, Finance, Advertising, Police, Teaching, Marketing the Media.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havelock Academy directly.