History AS and A Level

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 TPT26
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

At AS Level students will study:

Unit 1 - England 1547-1603: the later Tudors

Enquiry topic: Mid Tudor Crisis, 1547-1558

British period study

Unit 2: Non-British Period Study

Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919–1963

At A level students will study:

Unit 3: Thematic Study and historical interpretations

Civil Rights in the USA 1865–1992





Details

At AS Level students will study:

Unit 1 - England 1547-1603: the later Tudors

Enquiry topic: Mid Tudor Crisis, 1547-1558

• The stability of the monarchy – Edward VI and Mary

• Religious changes

• Rebellion and unrest

British period study

• Elizabeth and religion

• The nature of Elizabethan monarchy; Government and Parliament

• Elizabeth’s management of financial, economic and social affairs

• Elizabeth’s later years, 1588-1603

Unit 2: Non-British Period Study

Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919–1963

• The establishment and development of the Weimar Republic: 1919–Jan 1933

• The establishment of the Nazi Dictatorship and its domestic policies Feb 1933–1939

• The impact of war and defeat on Germany: 1939–1949

• Divided Germany: The Federal Republic and the DDR 1949–1963


At A level students will study:

Unit 3: Thematic Study and historical interpretations

Civil Rights in the USA 1865–1992

Key topics

• African Americans

• Trade Union and Labour rights

• Native American Indians

• Women

Depth Studies

• Civil rights in the ‘Gilded Age’ c.1875–c.1895

• The New Deal and civil rights

• Malcolm X and Black Power


 

How will it be delivered?

AS Level:

Paper 1 – 50% (1 hour 30 minutes exam)

Paper 2 – 50% (1 hour 30 exam)

A Level –all examined papers taken at the end of Year 13

Paper 1 – 25% (1 hour 30 minute exam)

Paper 2 – 15% (1 hour exam)

Paper 3 – 40% (2 hour 30 exam)

Topic based essay (coursework) – 20% (completed during Year 13)


Entry requirements

Grade 5 or better in GCSE History.  


Your next steps...

All units will provide students with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate critical, evaluative and analytical skills; skills that will greatly enhance any students post - 18 options.