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History A Level at Haggerston School

Course description

This is an exciting and relevant course which includes the history of Britain, Europe and the wider World. You will learn how to analyse and evaluate original source documents, as well as how to construct good historical arguments using reliable information and source materials. You will develop independent research skills.

Course content

Unit 1 British Period Study:

Liberals, conservatives and the Rise of Labour: Britain 1846-1918

 (Source based enquiry topic: England and a New Century c. 1900-1918)

Unit 2 Non-British Period Study: The chosen unit will be pre-nineteenth century, with an emphasis on use of knowledge and understanding and judgment.

Unit 3 Thematic study and Historical Interpretations: Civil Rights in the USA 1865- 1992

Unit 4: a 3000-400 word essay which brings together many of the skills in an independently researched enquiry of your own choice

Entry requirements

6 GCSEs at grade A*-C including a C grade in English and at least two B grades

Future opportunities

On successful completion, you may go on to university, either study History as a single subject or in combination with another discipline. Popular careers include Law and Journalism, Human Resources Management, Politics and Teaching. 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 December 2016
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