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History A Level at Harton Technology College

Course description

If you enjoy discovering what makes people and countries behave as they do; if you want to make sense of the complicated world we live in; if you want to gain skills which are highly valued by a huge variety of employers.

Course content

  • Component 1: Breadth Study
  • Component 2: Depth Study
  • Component 3: Historical Investigation (Personal Study) 
  • The Making of a Superpower: USA, 1865–1975 (Breadth Study)
  • Royal Authority and the Angevin Kings, 1154–1216 (Depth Study)

Entry requirements

You need to have a minimum GCSE grade B in History.  A willingness to work hard, reading extensively and able to undertake your own independent learning.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the A-Level History course offers a huge range of opportunities for the future.  It could lead to further study at University or a career in Law, Teaching, Research, Business Management, Museums, Broadcasting, TV and Film.

Further information

Which other subjects compliment this subject?

  • Politics, Law, English Literature, Geography, Psychology, English Language.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harton Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2016

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