You’ll need to meet the entry criteria for your chosen Pathway.
Topics, historical periods and movements you will study, include:
- Conflict and Reformation in Tudor England (1529-1570)
- The Quest for Political Stability in Germany (1871-1991)
- US Civil Rights (1909-2009)
An enriching experience
Studying A Level History at HNC is an enriching experience. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and interests, broadening your horizons and building your cultural capital. These experiences are integral to life at HNC and will
help you to stand out from the crowd. Some of the experiences our A Level History students enjoy, include:
- Participating in trips and visits to relevant historical landmarks
- Taking part in lunchtime enrichment opportunities such as Book Club and Film Club
- Participating in inspirational and valuable guest workshops and university lecturers
We are proud of the unique experiences that are available to our students both inside and outside of the classroom. These will stretch and challenge you to develop the skills you’ll need to achieve the life-changing qualifications that will lead you to your dream career.
As you study more than one period of history, you will enjoy a wide ranging and interesting experience. Through your studies you will develop your skills in clear and concise communication (both written and verbal), the ability to evaluate evidence and draw conclusions – and our life- changing opportunities outside of the classroom will build your cultural capital. Many of our A Level History students also take part in our XL Programme, which provides you with unique and exceptional opportunities to support progression to world leading universities.
How will you be assessed?
This course is assessed via examinations and coursework.
A Level History is a highly regarded subject and will support your progression to a fantastic range of degrees and careers as it develops key skills in communication, presentation, extended writing and investigation, meaning this qualification is welcomed by universities and employers alike.
Our students naturally move into related careers including International Relations, Archaeology, Politics and Law, but of course this is a course that builds many transferable skills, so the opportunities for progression are almost endless! Some of the common degree paths our students have recently progressed to include:
- Art History