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History A2 at Challenge College

Course description

This course has been designed to help develop an interest in and enthusiasm for History. Students will acquire an understanding of different identities within society and an appreciation of social, cultural, religious and ethnic diversity by studying aspects of British and non-British history. The AS and A2 courses have been designed to compliment one another in terms of historical content and through the development of use and understanding of historical terms, concepts and skills.

Course content

Historical Themes in Breadth
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 25.00%.

British History Depth Studies
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 25.00%.

Depth Studies and Associated Historical Controversies
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 30.00%.

Historical Enquiry
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 20.00%

Entry requirements

At least 5A* to C at GCSE including English Language and Maths

Assessment

  • Coursework
  • Written Examination

All A2 units are assessed through independent assessment. Holistic assessment is also addressed within the A2 units.

Future opportunities

Whatever you want! Many people go on to university and college, or you may decide to enter the work force. In any case, an AS or A2 level in History proves that you can learn, think and express yourself confidently and persuasively.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Challenge College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year

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