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History, Philosophy and Theology

History, Philosophy and Theology
History, Philosophy and Theology
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title History
Code History
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


British Period Study and Enquiry. England, 1547-1603: The Early Tudors. This includes England from the reign of Henry VII and Henry VIII. The Enquiry is source based, and focuses on Mid Tudor Crises, 1547-1558.

Assessment: 1 hour 30 minutes exam paper. 25% of A Level

Non British Period Study. Germany, Democracy and Dictatorships, 1919-1963. Germany during the Weimar period, the Third Reich and the post war division of Germany.

Assessment: 1 hour exam paper. 15% of A Level

Thematic Study and Historical Interpretations. Russia and its Rulers, 1855-1964. Essays based on drawing links between the different leaders and also, exam questions based on assessing historian’s views of the topic. Depth studies, Alexander II’s domestic reforms, the Provisional Government and Khrushchev in Power, 1956-1964

Assessment: 2 hours 30 minutes exam paper. 40% of A Level

Non Exam Assessment: Topic based essay on a historical subject of your choice

Assessment: 3000-4000 word essay (Coursework). 20% of A-Level

How will it be delivered?

Examinations and Coursework

Entry requirements

Overall Entry Requirements:

6 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including an English and Maths.

Course Specific Entry Requirements:

Students should have a minimum of grade 5 in a Humanities subject or English

Your next steps...

A Level History prepares you for degrees in History, Law, Politics, International Relations, Business courses, Journalism, Cultural studies, Anthropology, Archaeology... amongst others. The skills that A Level History teaches you are highly valued by universities, and its academic rigour further 

prepares you for university life.

A Level History is also highly regarded by employers, and while it can lead to careers traditionally associated with History (museum curacy, teaching, archivist, historian, heritage industries) it can also lead to careers in the media, law, business, economics, researchers and politics. A Level

History is a well respected qualification in whatever field you wish to enter.


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