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 PA/B5
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


OCR’s A Level in History A will encourage learners to:  

• develop their interest in and enthusiasm for history and an understanding of its intrinsic value and significance  

• acquire an understanding of different identities within society and an appreciation of aspects such as social, cultural, religious and ethnic diversity, as appropriate  

• build on their understanding of the past through experiencing a broad and balanced course of study  

• improve as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with curious and enquiring minds 

 • develop the ability to ask relevant and significant questions about the past and to research them 

 • acquire an understanding of the nature of historical study, for example that history is concerned with judgements based on available evidence and that historical judgements are provisional  

• develop their use and understanding of historical terms, concepts and skills  

• make links and draw comparisons within and/or across different periods and aspects of the past  

• organise and communicate their historical knowledge and understanding in different ways, arguing a case and reaching substantiated judgements. 


How will it be delivered?

Coursework and final exam

Entry requirements

You will need grades  5 or above in English and History 

An enthusiasm for History  

A curious and enquiring mind. 

Ability to be reflective and make judgements based on available evidence 

Your next steps...

Students can progress from this qualification to: ● higher education courses, such as degrees in history or in related subjects such as politics, English literature, law, philosophy, economics or geography. ● other higher education courses in unrelated subjects ● vocational qualifications such as the BTEC Level 4 HNC Diplomas and BTEC Level 5 HND Diplomas ● a wide range of careers in areas such as journalism and media, education, libraries, national and local government and the civil service.