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History AS Level at Riverside College Halton

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History is about the past and what people have written about the past. In this course you will have the opportunity to study key periods in the creation of modern Europe and Britain. You will study a combination of European and British History, exploring aspects of the social, economic and political history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 A-C GCSE subject passes, including a minimum of 2 grade Bs, one to be in English Language or a related subject.


The course will be assessed by 3 examinations in the first year and 3 in the second year. The exams contain a combination of source questions and essays.

Future opportunities

You could progress to a BA Hons degree in History, Politics or Philosophy. Following this you could enter employment within the law, the media, computing, marketing or banking.

Further information

A course textbook will be provided.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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