History

Entry Requirements:
At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A* to C including English. 6/B grade in GCSE History or related subject is preferred.

Why Should You Take This Course?
History equips you with a range of transferable skills as well as a developing your intellectual skills and giving you an understanding of the world we live in.

Course content
This History course will still have a breadth study and a depth study. We will be offering the following units:
The breadth study will be The Tudors: England 1485-1603.
The depth study will be America: A Nation Divided, 1845-1877.
A compulsory coursework element.
The Tudors: England, 1485-1603
This option allows students to study in breadth issues of change, continuity, cause and consequence in this period covering:
Consolidation of the Tudor Dynasty: England, 1485-1547
America: A Nation Divided, c1845-1877
This option provides for the study of a period of major change in American history, which saw the disintegration of the country into Civil War, demanding a subsequent reconstruction. It explores concepts such as political authority, abolitionism and social justice.
The origins of the American Civil War, c1845-1861
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

How will I be assessed?
Exams in both units at AS and A Level.

Are there any special expenses?
Students will be advised which texts they will need to purchase for the course all of which are readily available from booksellers and on-line sites.

What could I do next?
History is a facilitating subject and well regarded by the Russell Group universities and Oxford/Cambridge. History is a respected degree subject in Higher Education and can open the door to a variety of careers, including archaeology, museum curator, journalism, the Civil Service, etc.


How to apply for this course

2019-2020 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
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