History - A Level

Further Details
Course Code
LA01209
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, The AS qualification is taught in the first year of study.The A2 qualification is taught in the second year of study.
Department
A Levels
Start Date
05 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
AS: Government, Revolution and Society in Wales & England c 1603 -1715(The period study)

This period covers the Stuart Monarchy – Students will study James I and his rule and issues with the 1605 Gun Powder Plot. Further examination of Charles I will identify why the English Civil war breaks out in 1642. Student will then analyse the execution of Charles I the abolishment of the Monarchy, Cromwell’s rule and the restoration of the Monarchy.

AS: Weimar Germany, c1918-1933 (The depth study)

The usual elements of Weimar will be examined, social, economic and political and familiar periods will be covered, 1918-1923, 1924-1929 and 1929 to 1933. The analysis will focus on how successful Weimar governments were in trying to stabilise politics and the economy. Related to Weimar’s fortunes will be an investigation of the rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party. This will be looking at leadership, Nazi ideology, party organisation, propaganda, the SA and SS, and the nature of the electorate.

A2

The A2 consists of: - the period study, USA 1890 to 1990 looking at Civil rights and how the US became a Super Power .
Depth study of the Third Reich, 1933-1945.
The final element, the coursework, will be an extended piece of writing of 3000-4000 words.
The AS Period study will be assessed by a choice of structured questions, while the Depth Study will have evidence-based questions
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including History or a related subject.
Grade B/6 in English Language / Welsh (1st Language).

Should an A level applicant have or be predicted a grade D/3 in either GCSE Maths or English (and at least a grade C/4 in the other subject) then your application will be considered.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
History provides students with a range of skills, including analysis and synthesis, which many careers seek, for instance, law or management. Other careers more obviously connected are, for example, archivist, museum curator, worker in the heritage industry, teacher or lecturer.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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