AS/A Level History

A Level

In Worcester

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Description

  • Type

    A Level

  • Location

    Worcester

  • Duration

    2 Years

Why choose History? Not to know what took place before you were born is to remain a child forever. The study of what happened in the past is vital to our understanding of the present. The two A/AS level History courses provide an opportunity to study either: (i) Nineteenth/twentieth century British and European History (Modern History course). or. (ii) Sixteenth/seventeenth century British

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Start date

Worcester (Worcestershire)
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Spetchley Road, WR5 2LU

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Course programme

A Level History

Why choose History?
Not to know what took place before you were born is to remain a child forever.
The study of what happened in the past is vital to our understanding of the present. The two A/AS level History courses provide an opportunity to study either:
(i) Nineteenth/twentieth century British and European History (Modern History course)
or
(ii) Sixteenth/seventeenth century British and European History (Stuart/Early Modern History course)


Teaching and Learning Styles
Lectures, group work, individual research, document work, use of audio visual sources, use of IT and the Internet, essay writing, presentations, field trips, exam practice, skills sessions.


Resources and Facilities
TV, video, DVD players, computer, data projector and OHP in every classroom
Well-resourced Learning Resources Centre
Extensive collection of videos and DVDs on history topics


Assessment
AS/A2 Modern History is assessed by two modular exams at the end of Year 1 and by one modular exam and coursework at the end of Year 2.
AS/A2 Stuart/Early Modern History is assessed by two modular exams at the end of Year 1 and by one modular exam and coursework at the end of Year 2
The exams involve writing essays and answering document-based questions
You must pass the two AS modules to progress to A level in Year 2

Extra-Curricular Activities

Past field trips have included visits to Prague, Berlin and Austria as well as visits to sites of local interest, eg the Commandery, and attendance at lectures and conferences relating to exam topics.


Progression Opportunities
A/AS level History is a well-respected qualification and is particularly useful to those who wish to follow a career in the Law, Journalism and the Media, the Civil Service, Local Government and Politics or the Social Services. Many students go on to pursue the subject at degree level and beyond.

AS/A Level History

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