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What is this course about?
Students will study some of the most engaging and world altering moments in History such as the development of communism in Russia, the fall of the German Empire and the rise of West Germany following the Second World War; the development of fascism in Italy under the dictator Mussolini and the development of public health in Britain.
Some of the topics you may be vaguely familiar with but the vast majority of the subjects we now study will be completely new to you and have helped shaped the country and world we live in today.
The study of History will provide you with excellent knowledge requisition skills; source analysis skills; the ability to develop reasoned arguments and extended essay writing skills.
What might this course lead on to?
The opportunities available for those who study History are plentiful wide and diverse. Many students who have studied History progress into careers in law, teaching, research and academic fields, the police, legal professions and banking. The wide variety of skills acquired through the study of History give students a broad spectrum of attributes applicable to many careers.
You must achieve a grade 5 in History.