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History GCSE at The Beacon School

Course description

This wide-ranging course enables students to investigate some of the major changes, events and personalities of the twentieth century. The study of History develops an understanding of the world in which we live, an enquiring mind, a disciplined approach to research and a wide range of essential communication skills. Topics include: Britain 1906-1919 Germany 1918-1945 USA 1919-1941 Russia 1900-1917 Europe 1919-1939

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in History or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, you could go into a job related to history such as a Teacher, Historian or Archaeologist. You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years