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History IGCSE (Distance Learning) at National Extension College *Fees Payable*

Course description



Our home study History IGCSE has been written by experts to perfectly prepare you for the Edexcel exam. Covering topics such as the changes in Germany that led to the outbreak of the Second World War and the bloody history of Russia’s 20th century revolutions, as well as the way warfare has changed in the years since, this compelling distance learning IGCSE provides you with a fascinating insight into some of the most significant events to occur in modern history. As well as teaching you about events and processes that shaped the last 100 years, this course will provide you with excellent analytical and essay-writing skills, and is essential for anyone wishing to study history at a higher level. 


You should allow for between 120 and 150 hours' study time, plus additional time for completing assignments. You will have tutor support for a period of up to 18 months from the date of enrolment.

Course content

Module 1: Introductory skills
Module 2: Russia in revolution, 1914–24
Module 3: Russia: dictatorship and conflict, 1924–53
Module 4: Development of dictatorship: Germany 1918–45
Module 5: The changing nature of warfare, c.1936–c.2003


Entry requirements

No previous knowledge is required for this course.


This course follows specification 4HI0 from the awarding organisation Edexcel. Full details of the specification can be obtained from Edexcel's website.

Two exams: 1hr30m (50% of marks), 1hr30m (50% of marks)
Fifteen assignments
No coursework
All exams must be taken in the same session

Financial information



It’s your choice: pay in full and discount your course fees, or spread the cost with our finance offer. To pay in instalments, you will need to enrol by telephone.


Representative example:

Course fee:  £395
Deposit:  £39.50
Amount of credit:  £355.50
Monthly payment:  £59.25
Duration of agreement:  6 months
Total repayable:  £395
Rate of interest:  0% (fixed)
0% APR representative.  

For enrolments in the UK there are no additional postage and packing charges. For enrolments outside of the UK the following postage and packing charges apply:

  • EU – £75 for the first course and £40 for second and subsequent courses
  • Rest of the world – £130 for the first course and £70 for second and subsequent courses






Further information

This course is entirely self-contained so no additional textbooks are required.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact National Extension College *Fees Payable* directly.

Last updated date: 24 July 2019
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