History

History, Philosophy and Theology

History, Philosophy and Theology
History, Philosophy and Theology
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 013
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

History at A Level is interesting, engaging and enjoyable. Studying History opens up a number of opportunities to you, in terms of further education or otherwise.

The subject is an excellent base for going on to further study at university or college of higher education. It will prepare you for all arts, social science and business study courses, obviously including History but also English, Law, Sociology to name a few.

You will find people with Advanced Level History in many different jobs.  It is recognised for entry into careers such as teaching, museum work, Journalism, the civil service, banking, administration and trainee management posts.  A history qualification is so widely accepted because it shows you are able to think clearly, understand information and ideas, and explain things both orally and in writing. 

Studying this A Level at Fulston Manor School offers you the unique opportunity of investigating a wide breadth of history 

AIMS OF THE COURSE

To develop an understanding of key events, people and themes at a foundational time in our history.

To develop a wide range of skills including communication, analysis, evaluation, independent thinking and learning.

Details

COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT  


Unit 1    The Crusade, c1095-1204

Unit 2    England and tha Angevin Emprire in the reign of Henry II, 1154-89

Unit 3 The Witch Craze in Britain, Europe and North America c1580-1750

Unit 4    Coursework on the Civil Rights Movement in America

How will it be delivered?

 

ASSESSMENT

Units 1-3 are assessed by external assessment (examination) at the end of Y13. Coursework is both taught and independently researched in Year 13.

Entry requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To be accepted on the A course a student should have at least 5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 (or equivalent), with a minimum of a 4 in History. Students who have not studied GCSE History may still do the course but discussion with the course teacher will be needed prior to being accepted. It is highly recommended that the student has a strong background in essay writing.

Your next steps...

There are not many careers except teaching and museum work where History has a direct bearing. However you will find people with Advanced Level History in many different jobs. It is recognised for entry into careers such as journalism, the civil service, banking, administration and trainee management posts. A history qualification is so widely accepted because it shows you are able to think clearly, understand information and ideas, and explain things both orally and in writing.