"My adherence to the Communist Party is the logical outcome of my whole life." PABLO PICASSO
History is often the most popular
university course chosen by Hills Road students, who repeatedly comment on the extent to which History teachers’ enthusiasm and expertise have given
them the confidence to succeed and to enjoy learning. With a well-resourced website and library, revision podcasts, trips to Berlin and a History Conference, there is much to support and broaden your study of History.
See our other History course Rights,
Race and Revolutions with fascinating characters such as Khrushchev, Charles I and Martin Luther King awaiting you there, it’s not an easy choice!
"History at Hills rewards
you for thinking independently and helps nurture a passion for the subject.” JOSEPH, History student.
You will study:
Tsars and Communists: Russia and its Rulers, 1855-1964.
War to Wall: Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany, 1919-63.
Invasion and War: The Glorious Revolution and the Making of Georgian Britain, 1678-c.1760.
Coursework (20%): Choose from topics such as The Crusades, Early Modern Witch Hunts, The French Revolution and The Cold War.
GCSE grade 6 in History OR GCSE grade 6 in English (Language or Literature). Must also have minimum grade 4 in History, if studied
Minimum Entry Admissions Score applies
History is one of the most widely respected A Level subjects and is repeatedly cited by admissions tutors at the most competitive universities as good preparation for their courses, particularly those in law, politics, economics, English, modern languages, art history, archaeology, philosophy, sociology and theology.