History

Minimum entry criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in History

May be accepted on the course: 6 in History

Board

OCR

Outline of the Course

AS

  • Unit 1: British period study and enquiry: Pitt to Peel 1783-1853
  • Unit 2: Non-British period study: The Cold War in Asia 1945-93

A2

  • Unit 3: Depth Study – China and its Rulers 1839-1989
  • Unit 4: Topic based essay – Coursework Assessment

Assessment  

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A Level

1

Examination: 2 Question: One that is source based, the second is based on knowledge and analysis

1 Hour 30 minutes

50%

25%

2

Examination: One large and one small knowledge based question

 

1 Hour

50%

15%

3

Examination: Three essay question: One based on sources and the other two based on own knowledge

2 Hours 30 minutes hours

 

40%

4

Coursework: Independent Study Essay: 4000 words

2 terms

 

20%

 

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