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History A Level at Willenhall E-ACT Academy

Course description

The course is thought provoking and interesting and allows you to question commonly held assumptions about the past.

Course content

You will study The Tudors 1485-1603,
International Relations and Global Conflict 1890-1941
Your coursework will be on Civil Rights in America from 1865-1968
In your breadth study you will look at issues such as domestic and foreign policy and how they change over time under different monarchs
In your depth study you will look at the causes and consequences of the First World War and whether this conflict made the Second World War inevitable
Your coursework will begin in Year 12 and be completed at the beginning of Year 13 and you will compare the importance of several influential Civil Rights activists. Your coursework has to include changes over at least a hundred years and so it starts with the emancipation proclamation and the freeing of the slaves and concludes with the assassination of Martin Luther King and you must analyse who made the greatest contribution to African-American Civil Rights.

Entry requirements

Students are required to achieve a 6 grade or above at GCSE to be allowed onto the A Level History course.

Future opportunities

Former students have continued on to Higher Education at Universities of their choice to study different strands of Language and Literature, which can then be combined with other courses such as Media. Students have also completed University courses in the fields of
Law, Business, Creative Writing, Drama and the Sciences. From University, students have continued into a career in law, teaching, journalism and the business sector. Some students have chosen to delve straight into the world of work, through either full-time
employment or apprenticeships.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Willenhall E-ACT Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 December 2017
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