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History A Level

St Wilfrids Catholic High School

Cutsyke Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, Wakefield, WF7 6BD

GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Level 3
13
History, Philosophy and Theology

Course Summary

The course has two units

  • The consolidation of the Tudor dynasty in England, 1485 - 1603

  • Revolution and Dictatorship :Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917 - 1953

There is also a Historical investigation into Civil Rights in the USA, 1865-1994

Course Details

The course has two units

  • The consolidation of the Tudor dynasty in England, 1485 - 1603

  • Revolution and Dictatorship :Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917 - 1953

There is also a Historical investigation into Civil Rights in the USA, 1865-1994

How will it be delivered?

Two exams, each exam worth 40% of the A level.

The Historical Investigation which will be a piece of extended writing (3000-3500 words) is worth 20%

Entry requirements

If History studied at GCSE a grade 5 is required. It is also strongly recommended that you have a grade 5 in English.

To apply visit our website https://stwilfridsbkcat.applicaa.com/

Your next steps...

History is highly valued by Universities as an A level choice. Most of our A Level History students go on to study at university, with many of them reading History, English, Politics or Law.

A Level History can open doors to a wide range of careers:

  • Law
  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Civil Service
  • Roles within Business

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