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History A Level at Brompton Academy

Course description


The A level is studied over two years. History is comprised of four modules: England 1445–1509: Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII, Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919–1963, Civil Rights in the USA 1865–1992 and a 4000 word Topic based essay. The coursework element provides students with an opportunity to trace various themes and issues over one hundred years, using and evaluating a range of sources. Topics are subject to change.

Entry requirements

You need to have achieved 5 A* - C Grades at GCSE Level to include English and Maths  It is desirable, but not essential that students have studied History at GCSE level. Students require a grade 6 in GCSE English Language or English Literature.


Grades A* – E awarded. The A level course is assessed by one exam at the end of the academic year and a piece of coursework.

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Future opportunities

Completion of the A level qualification will give between 16 and 56 UCAS points, to be used to gain entry onto a degree course or entry into the workplace.


Further information

For further information, please contact Brompton Academy on 01634 852341.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brompton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 17 January 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years