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A Levels

A-Level History

  • Course Type: A Level

What can this course lead to?

Example job roles in:

  • Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Journalist
  • Historian

Study further degrees in:

  • History
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Business

Who is it for?

Investigate key periods in modern history and develop your passion for the past.

Explore topics such as 20th century, British; American; European History and The Cold War

What is covered?

You will study the following units:

  • Britain Transformed, 1918-97 including -
  • A changing political and economic environment, 1918-79
  • Creating a welfare state, 1918-79
  • Society in transition 1918-79
  • Changing quality of life 1918-79
  • What impact did Thatcher's governments (1979-90) have on Britain 1979-97
  • American History 1955 - 1992 - conformity and challenge -
  • Affluence and conformity, 1955-63
  • Protest and Reaction, 1963-72
  • Social and political change, 1973-80
  • Republican dominance and its opponents, 1981-92
  • The witch craze in Britain, Europe and North America, c1500-c1750
  • Aspects in breadth: Challenges to the witch craze, c1580-c1750
  • Aspects in depth: Persecuting witches c1590-c1693
  • The Causes of the Cold War

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The standard requirement for A Levels at Stamford College is 5 GCSEs at Grade 5/C or above as a minimum for humanities subjects and 6/B in maths for all science subjects.

Each A Level subject has its own additional entry requirements, please see below:

Minimum grade 6/B in History GCSE

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you. We offer an online interview which will explain the A Level programme and also allow for an informal chat with the tutor for each subject before an offer to study with us can be made to you.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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