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History A Level at Harlow College

Course description

Henry Ford said that "History is more or less bunk". The aim of this History course is to develop your analytical skills through the interpretation and evaluation of evidence, so that you can judge for yourself. You will be challenged to make judgements on controversial issues and you'll gain an understanding of significant political, social, economic and religious events. History at Harlow College has been designed to offer a balanced and wide range of units from different time periods and countries that meet the interests of our learners.

Entry requirements

7 GCSEs Grades A* - C with an average points score of 45, plus GCSE English Language or Literature at grade B or above and GCSE History at grade B or above, although it is not essential to have studied History at GCSE.


AS Level: 2 x 1 hour 30 minute exams

A Level: 3 x exams, individual topic essay (3000-4000 words)

Financial information

Lever arch file, plastic wallets, stationery including highlighters and pens. Course textbook.

Future opportunities

Progression into Higher Education to study subjects such as History, Philosophy, Politics, RE and a number of other humanities-based subjects. Employment in areas such as teaching, journalism, publishing, administration, social services and law.

Further information

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 April 2016
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