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Early Modern History (1485-1799) Level 3 - AS Level/A Level at Exeter College

Course description

This course is for those interested in trying to understand major events in the past, who are curious and willing to read widely to gain a depth of knowledge.

You will be taught through lectures, class discussions, group work, videos, note taking and essays and tests. You will need to do a great deal of reading and you will learn how to research.

Course content

You will:

Cover taught courses on the following:

  • Unit 1 Breadth Study- Britain, 1625-1701: conflict, revolution and settlement.
  • Unit 2 Depth Study- France in Revolution, 1774-1799
  • Unit 3 Breadth and depth- Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors, 1485-1603
  • Unit 4 Coursework- Tudor Rebellions (suggested)

You will be able to develop your own coursework title, based upon a defined chronological range. You can attend field trips. You should be prepared to read widely and learn through research and discussion as well as in lectures.

Entry requirements

You need at least five GCSEs at Grade C or above (including English Language and maths).

Future opportunities

History is an excellent preparation for Higher Education courses and also for a wide variety of careers, including Law, Management and Journalism as well as specific history careers like museum work, Archaeology and Teaching.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 February 2016
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