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12 months

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12 months

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Description

This GCSE History course is the same as a UK GCSE studied in traditional schools and colleges.

Course Overview

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in history, this GCSE course is ideal for:

  • Students who are planning to study History at A-Level
  • Those wanting to understand more about the UK and global events of the past 1000 years
This course does not include exams. You will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams. To include exams, please choose the GCSE History inc exams course offering. Join over 85,000 students and enrol today.

Course Content

ASSESSMENT

To achieve a GCSE in History you will be assessed across all units. This course does not include exams. You will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams. To include exams, please choose the GCSE History inc exams course offering. There are 2 paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:

Paper 1: Understanding the modern world

  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Weighing: 50% of the GCSE
  • Total Marks: 84 (including 4 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar)
  • What's assessed:
    • In Section A there is a choice of four-period studies, each with a focus on two key developments in a country's history over at least a 50 year period. Six compulsory questions (40 marks)
    • In section B there is a choice of five wider world depth studies. These focus on international conflict and tension. Four compulsory questions (40 marks).
    • Plus 4 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar

Paper 2: Shaping the nation

  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Weighing: 50% of the GCSE
  • Total Marks: 84 (including 4 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar)
  • What's assessed:
    • In Section A there is a choice of three thematic studies, which look at key developments in Britain over a long period. Four compulsory questions (40 marks)
    • In section B there is a choice of four British depth studies incorporating the study of a specific historic environment. Four compulsory questions (40 marks)
    • Plus 4 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar
Although you are assessed formally by examination, you will also be required to submit tutor-marked assignments. These are designed to help you and monitor your progress.

COURSE DURATION

You will have 12 months to complete the full GCSE History course from the date you receive your materials. You will be able to study at your own pace and in your own time without the pressure of tight deadlines.

STUDY METHOD

This course enables you to study for a GCSE History by distance learning at home or at work. Your course materials will be sent by post or online, so receiving your materials is easy and hassle-free. Full tutor support will be available via email, so help is only a click away!

COURSE OUTCOME

Upon successful completion of this home learning course and passing the exams, you will receive a GCSE in History. The GCSE is recognised by universities, schools and employers around the world. It is awarded by AQA. Available grades for this qualification will be awarded in a new 9-1 scale, where 9 is the highest (equivalent to A* under the old system).

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Course Curriculum

    • PERIOD STUDIES: RUSSIA 1894-1941 TSARDOM AND COMMUNISM 3 months
    • WIDER WORLD DEPTH STUDIES: CONFLICT AND TENSION BETWEEN EAST AND WEST, 1945-1972 3 months
    • THEMATIC STUDIES: POWER AND THE PEOPLE: C1170 TO THE PRESENT DAY 3 months
    • BRITISH DEPTH STUDIES INCLUDING THE HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT: RESTORATION ENGLAND, 1660-1685 3 months

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