The exciting and expertly taught History course comprises of the following:
Paper 1: Breadth study with interpretations: Russia, 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin
Paper 2: Depth study: The German Democratic Republic, 1949–90
Paper 1: Written examination, lasting 2 hours 15 minutes. 60% of the total AS qualification, 30% of the total A2 qualification
Paper 2: Written examination, lasting 1 hour 30 minutes. 40% of the total AS qualification, 20% of the total A2 qualification
Exam Board: Edexcel
5 Grade 4’s and above to include at least a 4 in GCSE History if taken.
You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in History, which could lead onto higher education in History or related subjects such as English, American Studies, Politics , Archaeology or more general courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to history by seeking employment in areas of heritage such as working for a museum or within education such as a teacher. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.