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A Level History at Saint Gregory's Catholic College

Course description

The course looks at a broad spectrum of historical topics. This includes investigating regime change in 15th Century England and the successful consolidation of Tudor power; assessing the extraordinary reign of Elizabeth I in England and her triumph against all odds; and exploring the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War, and their consequences for America. In addition, students will complete an independent enquiry.

Course content

Component 1: Breadth Study. The Tudors: England, 1485-1603. The breadth study enables students to study an extended period of time, and consider issues of change, continuity, cause and consequence.

Component 2: Depth Study. America: The USA: Conflict at Home and Abroad, 1945-1975 The depth study provides the opportunity for students to look at a period of major change in depth, focusing on key ideas, events and developments.

Component 3: Historical Investigation. An individual study of approximately 3500 words. The Historical Investigation will enable students to develop the skills, knowledge and historical understanding acquired through the study of a topic of their choice. This will be excellent preparation for the next level of studies at university.

Entry requirements

Students who take this course will gain insight into a fascinating subject that allows you to learn about some of the greatest personalities and most significant events of the past. Learning about history and the past is important in helping you to understand why things happened and what significance they had.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Saint Gregory's Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2015

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