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History A Level

/ Edexcel A Level / UOL30

The History A-Level looks at how understanding the past is key to decoding the present. This course is interesting and engaging, providing detailed insights into modern British history as well as developing key analytical and research skills.

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WAS £480.00

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course duration: 360 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

Do you need an A Level to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in History is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university.

This specification is designed 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.

Please Note:
This course covers the new 2015 specification. As a result of the updated specification the first opportunity you will have to complete the exam for this course will be June 2017.
For more information please don’t hesitate to contact one of our course advisors.

Modules

The Edexcel A Level History specification is structured into four units, assessed across three examinations. This course has been designed to reflect this, and will take students through each topic, as listed below:

Unit 1: Russia 1917-1991: From Lenin to Yeltsin

Unit 2: Mao’s China 1949-1976

Unit 3: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentry Reform in Britain 1780-1928

Unit 4: The Cold War, its Development and its Demise 1945-1990

Previous Knowledge

No prior knowledge of the subject is required, however basic English reading and writing skills are recommended. It is also recommended that students should have acquired the skills and knowledge associated with a GCSE History course or equivalent.

To take an A Level with us it is recommended that you should have a GCSE grade C or above in your chosen subject.

Assessment

In order to complete the A Level learners will be required to sit three examinations and submit one piece of coursework.

Paper 1: Breadth study with Interpretations-Russia 1917-1991: From Lenin to Yeltsin (Code: 1E)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes - 30% of the total qualification

Paper 2: Depth study - Mao's China 1949-1976 (Code: 2E.1)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes - 20% of the total qualification

Paper 3: Themes in breadth, with aspects in depth - Protest, agitation and parliamentary reform in Britain 1780-1928 (Code: 36.1)
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes - 30% of the total qualification

Coursework option: The Cold War, its development and its demise (1945-90) (Code: 04)
3,000-4,000 words on the subject matter - 20% of the total qualification

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

Awarding Organisation

This course is designed to meet the specification of the Pearson Edexcel A Level in History. Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall. The course is provided by UKDLP.

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

course description

Course Description

Do you need an A Level to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in History is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university.

This specification is designed 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.

Please Note:
This course covers the new 2015 specification. As a result of the updated specification the first opportunity you will have to complete the exam for this course will be June 2017.
For more information please don’t hesitate to contact one of our course advisors.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

No prior knowledge of the subject is required, however basic English reading and writing skills are recommended. It is also recommended that students should have acquired the skills and knowledge associated with a GCSE History course or equivalent.

To take an A Level with us it is recommended that you should have a GCSE grade C or above in your chosen subject.

assessment

Assessment

In order to complete the A Level learners will be required to sit three examinations and submit one piece of coursework.

Paper 1: Breadth study with Interpretations-Russia 1917-1991: From Lenin to Yeltsin (Code: 1E)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes - 30% of the total qualification

Paper 2: Depth study - Mao's China 1949-1976 (Code: 2E.1)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes - 20% of the total qualification

Paper 3: Themes in breadth, with aspects in depth - Protest, agitation and parliamentary reform in Britain 1780-1928 (Code: 36.1)
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes - 30% of the total qualification

Coursework option: The Cold War, its development and its demise (1945-90) (Code: 04)
3,000-4,000 words on the subject matter - 20% of the total qualification

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

support

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

modules

Modules

The Edexcel A Level History specification is structured into four units, assessed across three examinations. This course has been designed to reflect this, and will take students through each topic, as listed below:

Unit 1: Russia 1917-1991: From Lenin to Yeltsin

Unit 2: Mao’s China 1949-1976

Unit 3: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentry Reform in Britain 1780-1928

Unit 4: The Cold War, its Development and its Demise 1945-1990

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

This course is designed to meet the specification of the Pearson Edexcel A Level in History. Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall. The course is provided by UKDLP.

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.