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History - A Level


This subject will encourage you to develop your interest in the study of history and its relation to the contemporary world. You will develop an enquiring, critical and evidence-based approach, and reflect on and build your own values, opinions and attitudes. Within this subject you must study the history of more than one country, a British history option, and topics from a chronological range of at least 200 years. The ability to develop and sustain an argument with clarity and precision is a core part of this subject.


Grade 5 in a GCSE History or Humanities subject


History is a rigorous, essay-based subject which provides excellent preparation for a number of career routes including further study at undergraduate level. Its emphasis on being able to engage with and analyse a range of abstract ideas, concepts and evidence develops the sort of flexibility of mind which is valuable for a range of different professions.