A Level History (Crisis, Conflict and Communism)

History, Philosophy and Theology

History, Philosophy and Theology
History, Philosophy and Theology
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title History (Crisis, Conflict and Communism) A Level
Code HC
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


"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.

How will it be delivered?

Entry requirements

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

Your next steps...

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.