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History A Level at St Wilfrids Catholic High School

Course description

The course has two units

  • The consolidation of the Tudor dynasty in England, 1485 - 1603

  • Revolution and Dictatorship :Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917 - 1953

There is also a Historical investigation into Civil Rights in the USA, 1865-1994

 

Course content

The course has two units

  • The consolidation of the Tudor dynasty in England, 1485 - 1603

  • Revolution and Dictatorship :Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917 - 1953

There is also a Historical investigation into Civil Rights in the USA, 1865-1994

 

Entry requirements

If History studied at GCSE a grade 5 is required. It is also strongly recommended that you have a grade 5 in English.

 

Assessment

Two exams, each exam worth 40% of the A level.

The Historical Investigation which will be a piece of extended writing (3000-3500 words) is worth 20%

 

Financial information

This is an academic course which demands a high level of organisation and commitment.  We will provide students with a textbook to assist you in your learning.

Future opportunities

History is highly valued by Universities as an A level choice. Most of our A Level History students go on to study at university, with many of them reading History, English, Politics or Law.

A Level History can open doors to a wide range of careers:

  •  Law
  •  Teaching
  •  Journalism
  •  Civil Service
  •  Roles within Business

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 July 2017
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