An A Level in History can be the starting point to a variety of careers – from teaching to archaeology, politics, law and anthropology.
Your course will help you hone your analytical skills and strengthen your essay writing abilities. To get the most out of your course, you must be someone who enjoys reading, researching, writing, asking questions, and you are also ambitious to develop a high level of skill in these areas. You will also analyse and investigate key historical events and personalities such as the social and political development of Germany from the 1870s to the early 1990s and the changes to modern Britain from the early 1950s to the late 2000s.
- English and Maths minimum Grade 5
- Best 8 including English and Maths, minimum of 48 points, average 6
- Must have a minimum of grade 6 GCSE in the subject you wish to study at A Level and a 7 for Science and Maths
You will be assessed with exams at the end of each year of your course. In your second year you will also complete a coursework unit on civil rights in the USA.