History in the Sixth Form
AS and A2 Level History
This course will appeal to students who have an interest in the way the world has developed through the ages and those who enjoy investigation and discovery. It is important that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in politics and current affairs, a desire to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively. The minimum requirements to do this A level are 5 A* - C grades in 5 different subjects. You should preferably have B in GCSE History and a C in English Language.
Students who study AS or A-level History, have access to a wide range of career and higher education opportunities. By the end of the course you will have learned to evaluate and analyse information, work independently, weigh up evidence and communicate complex ideas effectively. All these skills are recognised and valued by employers, universities and colleges. History provides a basis for a number of popular careers including journalism, law and business.