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History - A2 Level at RR6 Wimbledon

Course description

Why study History? Students who study history will develop the ability to interpret a range of historical sources, access information to make informed judgements, argue and debate controversial issues and write formal essays supported by relevant historical evidence. What topics will I study? • AS Unit 1: A world divided: communism and democracy in the 20th century • AS Unit 2: British political history in the 19th century • A2 Unit 3: The United States: challenged and transformed • A2 Unit 4: The making of modern China c1900-2000 How will I be assessed? • Units 1 – 3 will be assessed by examination, Unit 4 will be assessed by coursework. An example/illustration of the type of work involved: You will: be involved in debates and discussions that will often be informed by the independent completion of background reading; work both independently and collaboratively in order to undertake historical enquiries.

Entry requirements

GCE AS level in History

Future opportunities

Many students choose to continue their studies at university. History is a well respected academic subject which teaches a variety of skills that are suitable for further study or work including: advertising, broadcasting, journalism, law, marketing, the police, public relations and teaching.

Further information

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RR6 Wimbledon directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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