A Level in History – September 2020

Start Date: 07 September 2020
Funding information: Free For Eligible 16-18 year olds and First Full L3 for 19-23 year olds. Adult Learner Loans available, course costs apply.
Duration: 2 years
Attendance: Full-time subject

Course Overview

History is about the present and the future not just the past. It opens up a fascinating and dynamic way of thinking about society and humanity. History is so in demand from universities and employers because it requires you to retain and process complex knowledge and ideas, critically engage and analyse, and express ourselves clearly and accurately.

Course Content

You will study quite modern history: ◾1930–1997 particularly focusing on Churchill 1930–1951 ◾Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919–1963 ◾The Challenge of German Nationalism 1789–1919

Entry Requirements

Five GCSE subjects at grade C/4 or above (including English and maths)

Assessment Methods

  • written assessments

  • coursework

  • written exams


You will be able to progress to university level study or on to employment.