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A Level History at Fulford School

Course description

This course will help students understand the significance of historical
events, the role of individuals in history and the nature of change over
time. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the past through
political, social, economic and cultural perspectives. The two year course
at Fulford will concentrate on crucial developments shaping British and
Russian History.
There is also an opportunity to produce an in-depth independent
coursework study on a period of 100 years.


Entry requirements

- A genuine interest in the study of the past
- The ability to question, explain, analyse and evaluate
- A desire to investigate by reading and researching a variety of sources
- A willingness to work with others and independently
- An ability to communicate ideas and take part in seminar discussions
- Grade B in a relevant GCSE subject (eg History or English)

Future opportunities

History is a facilitating A Level. It is excellent preparation for anyone
interested in law, journalism, social studies and politics as well as the
further study of History. It provides valuable skills of expression
and analysis that are valued in Higher Education and the workplace.
History graduates have gone on to work in a variety of fields including,
archaeology, museum/gallery curating, museum exhibition design, history
teaching, archive work, tourism, costume design, library work, modelmaking,
auctioneering, stonemasonry, law, antique dealing, architecture,
heritage work, conservation, historical research, genealogy, anthropology,
politics, journalism, management consultancy and market research.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years