A Level History



A course which dives into our modern History. History is an academic subject that is highly regarded by University admissions tutors. It is particularly appropriate for students considering studying Law, journalism and other careers which require the ability to critically evaluate evidence, make decisions and present information. 

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Requirements for Study

Minimum APS:

  • 3 A Levels - 4.5
  • 2 A Levels & 1 Vocational - 4
  • 1 A Level   & 2 Vocational - 3.8

Subject Specific: 

  • 9 - 5 in History
  • 9 - 5 in English Language


Paper 1

Written exam of 2 hours and 15 minutes


History is particularly of interest to careers in Law and Journalism. However History allows you to keep your options open whilst also helping you gain skills that are relevant to a range of careers for example; creative and entertainment work such as acting and directing movies, Lawyers, Politicians, Financial Work, Market research analysts, Museum Work, Armed Forces, Education, and many more!


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