A Level History
Staff, Teaching & Learning
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
History is an enthralling and challenging study of the events that have shaped the world you live in as well as the people and circumstances that shaped these events. It is for those with an inquisitive mind who wish to investigate and debate not just what happened but why they happened and their significance for the modern world.
Who is the course for?
This course is for students who are highly motivated with a passion for History. History is a very versatile subject that is perfect preparation for a History degree or one that is related such as Politics or Archeology, but it is a subject that is one of the most respected by universities and employers for the transferable skills that you will develop.
What qualifications do I need?
You will need GCSE grade B in History and grade B in English Language is preferable.
How long does it take to complete?
A Level (two year course): Your A Level final grade is based on 2 exams taken at the end of the two year course, in addition to the Historical Investigation which is completed in the first term of Year 13.
What can I do next?
Students can progress onto higher education or employment as History is ideal for those wishing to develop the skills most prized by universities and employers. History offers the opportunity to develop an understanding of how to conduct research and solve problems. Develop your ability to be reflective and critical thinkers and to construct arguments and communicate them effectively.
History offers endless career opportunities because of the skills you will develop. It is ideal for those wishing to pursue careers in law, journalism, politics, the intelligence services, the media, business, logistics and many, many more!