Are you passionate about discovering how the world today has developed? Are you interested in analysing events from the past and hoping to improve the future? Are you curious about history? A-levels are the gold standard for education in the UK, recognised by universities and employers alike as a mark of significant achievement. A-level History is a smart move if you want a fascinating subject that offers you a range of career possibilities at the end.
Are you passionate about discovering how the world today has developed? Are you interested in analysing events from the past and hoping to improve the future? Are you curious about […]
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Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad. They have been helping people succeed in life through learning for nearly 2 decades. Edexcel is a multinational education and examination body.
You should allow for between 250 and 300 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, e-books, and online quizzes.
You will benefit from our personal tutor support for a period of up to 24 months from the date of enrolment.
All enrolments will be for exams in Summer 2021. (As the last enrolment date for 2020 exams was 16th Sept 2019)
You will be required to complete the three standard written exams and a coursework task.
We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our exam centres around the Country, to take away the hassle of needing to find your own. Check where your closest exam centre is.
During your course, you’ll be required to complete the following:
These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to gauge your progress as you work through the course.
Part of the A level assessment is a non-exam assessment (NEA). It has been agreed with the awarding body that your course tutor is able to mark your non-exam assessment work, and you can then sit your written exams at one of our partner exam centres.
Upon successful completion of this home learning course you will receive an A-Level in History, issued by Edexcel. This syllabus has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning. Your certificate is identical to that issued to students at any other school, college or university.
Difficulty - Level 3
Entry requirements - A GCSE or equivalent in History is recommended for this course.
UCAS Points - 56
We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.
Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details.
Yes, there are set texts that will come free with the course as e-books: (1) Edexcel AS/A Level History, Paper 1 & 2: Challenges to the Authority of the State in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries, M Collier, R Rogers and A Kidson, Pearson Education 2015. (2) Access to History: The Unification of Germany and the challenge of Nationalism 1789-1919, A Farmer and A Stiles, Hodder Education 2015. Additional text you should read include: Paper 3: Germany, 1871-1990: united, divided and re-united, D Brown, Pearson Education 2016.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).