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AS in History (2015 Specification)

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Details

This course consists of three units: Unit 1 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Russia 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin (Part 1) Unit 2 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Russia 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin (Part 2:) Unit 3 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Mao’s China
These two units comprises a study in breadth, in which you will learn about the key political, social and economic features of communist rule in Russia and the USSR during the twentieth century. This era saw the authority and influence of Russia rise to the status of a superpower, only to diminish and decline later in the century. This option also contains a study in depth of historical interpretations on a broad key question: the reasons for the fall of the USSR, c1985–91.

Outline

This course consists of three units: Unit 1 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Russia 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin (Part 1) Unit 2 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Russia 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin (Part 2:) Unit 3 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Mao’s China

Unit synopsis
Units 1 & 2 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Russia 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin

These two units comprises a study in breadth, in which you will learn about the key political, social and economic features of communist rule in Russia and the USSR during the twentieth century. This era saw the authority and influence of Russia rise to the status of a superpower, only to diminish and decline later in the century. This option also contains a study in depth of historical interpretations on a broad key question: the reasons for the fall of the USSR, c1985–91.


Unit 3 - Communist States in the twentieth century - Mao’s China

This unit comprises a study in depth of the transformation of communist China in the years 1949–76. The aftershocks of these changes are still being felt today as China emerges as a great economic and political power on the world stage. By studying this unit you will gain an in-depth understanding of the nature and extent of change in this period, the effects of Mao Zedong’s policies on the lives of the Chinese people, and Mao’s role in driving dramatic political, social and economic changes.


Examination Board: EDEXCEL Examination Codes: A level 8HI0

By the end of the AS Level you will have begun to successfully interpret and analyse historical sources. As well as learning about these very interesting historical periods, the principal focus of these units is to enable learners to be able to successfully handle the original sources and develop the skills of the historian.

The format of the Examinations

PLEASE NOTE: All exams will be externally assessed and held during the May - June exam period. First Assessment is in 20160% of the PAPER ONE Overview of content 1E: Russia, 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin


Overview of assessment
  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours 15 minutes.
  • Marks available: 60
  • You answer three questions: one from Section A, one from Section B and one from Section C.
  • Sections A and B comprise a choice of essays that assess understanding of the period in breadth (AO1).
  • Section C comprises one compulsory question that assesses the ability to analyse and evaluate historical interpretations (AO3).
PAPER TWO
Overview of content Students take the following option: 2E.1: Mao’s China, 1949–76
Overview of assessment
  • Written examination, lasting 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Marks available: 40
  • You answer two questions: one from Section A and one from Section B.
  • Section A comprises one compulsory question for the option studied, based on two sources. It assesses source analysis and evaluation skills (AO2).
  • Section B comprises a choice of essays that assess understanding of the period in depth (AO1).

Conditions

Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain an AS in History (2015 Specification) Online Course.

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