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A Level History at Regent High School

Course description


  •  you have a love of the past and its influence on the future
  •  you enjoy debate and analysis of different ideas
  •  you are willing to explore new ideas

Course content

You will undertake three main studies in this course:

Breadth Study - The Tudors: England, 1485–1603. You will study issues of change, continuity, cause and consequence of the Tudor re-establishment of the monarchy and the intellectual and religious ideas of the time.

Depth Study - America: A Nation Divided, 1845– 1877. We will consider what creates social tension and harmony, the idea of nationhood and the issues surrounding political compromise.

Independent Study - The Arab-Israeli Conflict. A personal study following your own area of interest.

Entry requirements

At least 5 A*-C grades at GCSE, including English and Maths with at least a grade B in History and English Language


A Level is a two year linear course with two written exams (40% of final mark each) and a 3-3,500 word independent project (20% of final mark).

AS Level is a stand-alone linear qualification assessed by two written exams at the end of Year 12.

Future opportunities


  •  university degrees in History and other humanities-based subjects such as Politics and Economics and many more
  •  associated degrees in Education, Law and Art History amongst others


  •  Museum Curator
  •  Teacher
  •  Finance Director

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Regent High School directly.

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

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