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History at Aston Academy

Course description

History is a fascinating subject that allows you to investigate how key historical events and figures have shaped our thinking today. 



Course content

Year One
Historical themes in breadth - The Angevin Empire
Depth Study - The Crusades or the French Revolution
Year Two
In addition to the Year One topics which are studied in greater depth, you will also study the topic: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform. In Year Two, you will also complete a coursework task.





Entry requirements

An average grade 4 acroos all GCSE subjects in cluding Mathematics, English Language and Science. If you have studied History at GCSE then a grade 5 or above is an advantage but not essential. You do not need to have taken GCSE History to study A Level History.


Examinations (80%)

Coursework (20%)

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Future opportunities

History is useful for a whole range of degree level subjects including: Law, Medicine, Psychology and many other Humanities subjects.


Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Adviser or a member of the Post 16 Team.

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: 07 November 2017
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