"Revolutions are the locomotives of history." Karl Marx
Rights, Race and Revolutions focuses upon the USA in the Twentieth Century, especially the struggle for Civil Rights and the Cold War.
"My understanding and enjoyment have been developed way beyond GCSE by the lively classroom debate, collaborative work, near-limitless supply of supplementary reading possibilities and enthusiastic teaching." Inigo Hunnable, History student.
The Rights, Race and Revolutions course consists of:
- Slaves to Citizens: Civil Rights in the USA, 1865-1992.
- An Iron Curtain: The Cold War in Europe, 1941-95.
- England in Revolution: The Early Stuarts, Civil Wars and Cromwell, 1603-60.
- Coursework (20%): once here you choose from topics such as The Crusades, Early Modern Witch Hunts, The French Revolution and Nazi Germany.
What you will need to study A level History: GCSE grade 6 in History
GCSE grade 6 in English, Language or Literature [must also have minimum grade 4 in History, if studied]
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.