"Revolutions are the locomotives of history." KARL MARX
Through History, you will learn to
appreciate and weigh up different points of view, examine the impact of decisions and explore an individual’s motivations. These analytical skills support a wide range of career paths such as those in law, politics or management, and History is regularly cited by admissions tutors at the more competitive universities as good preparation for their courses.
See our other History course Crisis, Conflict and Communism with fascinating characters such as Lenin, James II and Hitler awaiting you there, it’s a difficult choice!
“By choosing History at Hills I’ve not only learnt about the past, but also the present. It’s extremely interesting to see how history has determined where we are today.” ELLA, History student.
You will study:
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%): Choose from topics such as The Crusades, Early Modern Witch Hunts, The French Revolution and Nazi Germany.
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.