Coleg Y Cymoedd

Course Details

History AS and A2

Locations and Attendance

Full Time - To be arranged

This subject is part of the full time A level Programme. To apply for this subject you need to apply for the A Level or Combined Programme A Level Programme - You will need to choose 3 or 4 AS Levels to study the A Level Programme Combined Programme - You will need to choose 1 or 2 AS Levels combined with a vocational option. Vocational options include: Applied Science, IT, Business, Criminology, Law, Sports and Exercise Sciences, or Health and Social Care.

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Code : GEF314NL

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Course Outline

A Level History helps you develop skills with which to study the past and then make judgments about History but also current world affairs

History is highly regarded by universities and employers enabling learners to develop research, analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills.

Entry requirements

You will require 5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C including English/Welsh Language and History.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.

What will I study?

The AS course is divided into two separate modules:

Module 1 covers - Politics & Government in Wales and England, 1780-1832 and Economic & Social Change and Popular Protest, 1815-1848. Module 2 focuses on The Third Reich, 1933–1945.

The A2 in the second year of study also covers two modules one of which is a piece of coursework of approx. 4,000 words. This is worth 20% of the final mark and is submitted in March of the A2 year.

The final module covers topics drawn from British history and European history. These are examined at the end of the A2 year.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by 80% examination and 20% coursework.

Career Opportunities and Progression

On successful completion of this course many students apply to and are offered places at university in a range of degree subjects.

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