History - A Level (OCR) - Westminster Kingsway College

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History - A Level (OCR)

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Course Title History - A Level (OCR)
Start Date 9th September 2019
Location Kings Cross
Duration 36 Weeks
Attendance
Fees Fee details on enquiry. All learners are fee-assessed at enrolment
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About the Course

A levels are subject-based qualifications that can lead to university, further study, training, or work. You can choose to study three A levels over two years or a combination of A Levels and vocational A Level equivalent qualifications such as BTEC Certificates (equivalent to an AS)/ Extended Certificates (equivalent to a whole A Level).

You may also wish to complete an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) during your second year. When choosing A levels subjects it is important to consider what you are likely to enjoy and be good at. If you enjoy a subject or have an ability in it already, you are more likely to do well. Also if you have a particular career, job, or further study in mind, you may need to choose specific subjects in order to meet entry requirements.

What you will study

You will study: Britain from 1783-1853 during an 'Age of Revolution': examining the protests, reactions and reforms in this period including a focus on the role of Peel as Prime Minister. Germany from 1919-1963: examining the nature of change in German political and social life making the transition from democracy to dictatorship and eventually division into 2 states.

Civil Rights in the USA from 1865 to 1992: examining African Americans, Native Americans, Trade Unions and women, examining how progress was made during this time period. There is a special focus on Black Power and on civil rights during the 'gilded age'. You will also undertake an independent investigation, which is an extended essay on any topic of your own choice.

Access Method

During the 1st year there will be 5 formal internal assessments which you will need to pass in order to progress into the 2nd year. There is an examined coursework element that you will complete by February of the 2nd year. At the end of the 2nd year there are two public examinations.

Progression

Progress to a wide range of degree and other higher education courses, apprenticeships or employment. This A-Level provides a good base if you are intending to study subjects at university such as English, History, Politics, International relations, Sociology or Law.

All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment

Entry Requirements

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Entry Requirement

General A-Level entry requirements: Three GCSEs at grade 5 or above plus two further GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and a written subject (not including Languages).You will also need a good reference.

All fees will be confirmed when you enrol onto your course. All students are fee assessed at enrolment

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