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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course Location: Course Type:
September 2 years Level 3 Full-Time Bede Campus A-Levels Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course is for people wanting to gain an understanding of the past and the changes and developments over time. It offers a unique insight into human nature and human civilisation, helping you to develop your analytical and evaluative skills.

You will study Russian, British and American History. It enables you to ascertain valuable skills which are sought after by universities and employers alike. If you enjoy a challenge and love to learn about the past, this course is for you!

You will need 5 GCSE's at grades 5-9, including English Language

Study level Cost Additional fees
16-18 FREE You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

This course analyses key periods in history including:

Year 12:
Autocracy, Reform and Revolution 1855-1917
Origins of the English Civil War 1625-1642

Year 13:
Historical Investigation- Reducing racial discrimination in America from 1865-1981
The Soviet Union 1917-1964
Radicalism, Republic and Restoration

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

What’s next?

Studying History at A-Level opens a route to higher education at university which in turn could lead to a career in areas such as teaching, social work, journalism, police and research.

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