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IGCSE History

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Description

  • Typology

    GCSE

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Duration

    Flexible

Description

Home based distance learning. This IGCSE can be completed from home with full support for a maximum of two years.

To take into account

To further students interest in this specific area or those looking move into further education..

Aimed at students looking to resit or be home schooled.

Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria: Be aged 14 Years or above, possess a solid knowledge of the english language, have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course, basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc

Students are able to enrol online at any time of the year. No specific enrolment dates.

Once your information is received one of our course advisers will provide you with further information via email or telephone.

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4.0
08/01/2017
What I would highlight: Splendid course and excellent group who support me. Cleared in the given timeperiod and have now joined an employment in return so thank you UK Open College.
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Achievements for this centre

This centre has demonstrated its quality on Emagister
11 years with Emagister

Subjects

  • Conflict
  • International Relations
  • International
  • History Politics
  • World History
  • Historical research techniques
  • History education
  • History
  • IGCSE
  • GCSE

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Course programme

Unit 1: 19th century core content: What caused the First World War?

Focus Points:
  • Did the Alliance System make war more likely or less likely?
  • How far did colonial problems create tensions between the Great Powers? Why were problems in the Balkans so difficult for the Great Powers to solve? How did the assassination of Franz Ferdinand lead to war?
Specified Content:
  • The origins of the First World War, 1890–1914:
  • The Alliance System Colonial rivalries
  • Developments in the Balkans
  • The crisis of June-July 1914 and the outbreak of war
Unit 2: Depth Study: Russia 1905-1941

  • Why did the Tsarist regime collapse in 1917?
  • How did the Bolsheviks gain power, and how did they consolidate their rule?
  • How did Stalin gain and hold on to power?
  • What was the impact of Stalin’s economic policies?
Unit 3: 20th century core content: International Relations since 1919
  • Were the peace treaties of 1919–23 fair?
  • To what extent was the League of Nations a success?
  • Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?
  • Who was to blame for the Cold War?
  • How effectively did the USA contain the spread of Communism?
  • How secure was the USSR’s control over Eastern Europe, 1948–c.1989?
  • How effective has the United Nations Organisation been?
Unit 4: Depth Study: Israelis and Palestinians 1945-1994
  • How was the Jewish state of Israel established?
  • How was Israel able to survive despite the hostility of its Arab neighbours?
  • What has been the impact on the Palestinians of the existence of Israel?
  • What has been the effect of the Arab-Israeli conflict on life in Israel?

Additional information

Students have a maximum of two years to complete. Course duration approx. 300 hours.

IGCSE History

£ 359 VAT inc.