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History AS/A Level at Godalming College

Course description

You may choose from two different History options:

Early Modern History

This course is aimed at those who want to broaden their knowledge and understanding beyond the history studied at GCSE. The focus at the start is on the Wars of the Roses and the reign of Henry VIII. Later you will look at protest, crisis and rebellion in England during the 16th century and will do a coursework option on the Golden Age of Spain.

Modern History

The course is aimed at students who want to deepen their knowledge of the 20th Century. Over the two years you will study a mix of UK, US and European History. This includes the US Civil Rights Movement, US conflicts in Korea & Vietnam, Britain and the nationalist challenge in India, Britain and the challenge of Fascism and coursework on Germany 1890 - 1991.

The History Department offers many one-day excursions throughout the year and residential trips to Berlin, Krakow and Madrid.

Course assessment: Written exam and coursework

Entry requirements

Grade C in History if taken; newcomers to the subject are welcomed.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 April 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years