History – A Level

Course Code: HIS-AL-1
Course Duration
2 Year
Course Type
Full Time
Campus/Location
Haybridge Road, Telford
Course Level
3
About the course

You’ll study the significant events and personalities of the past, building on the historical skills developed during GCSE study. You’ll refine your analytical skills, learning how to examine historical sources and communicate your knowledge. Studying two units in the first year, Germany circa 1918-89 and Spain circa 1930-78, you’ll establish a thorough understanding of history as a discipline and carry out your own independent research in a historical enquiry. Assessment is exam-based.

Units/Topics:
– Public health
– Poverty
– Poverty and the state
– Health and the state
– Introduction to Spain
– Spain second republic
– Commerce – Germany
– Germany key themes ?????????ARE THESE RIGHT

Work placement opportunities:
Sunnycroft, Attingham Park, National Trust, English Heritage, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin museums

Progressing to: Degrees in history, politics, law or teaching, or jobs as a researcher, museum curator, teacher, or Government officer
Aspirational careers: Archivist, lawyer, author, researcher, publicist, lecturer, TV or film producer

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths. If taken at GCSE, a minimum grade 4 in history. If GCSE history has not been taken, we’ll need to discuss your options with you

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Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
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