Study A Level History from the comfort of your own home - without the stress of booking exams!
As well as your A Level course materials and tutor support, this course includes the examination fees needed to successfully gain your A Level History qualification and those all-important UCAS points.
This new A Level course has been updated to meet the latest academic specifications, so you can feel confident you are studying the most up-to-date academic content.
On this course, you will be able to:
Studying A Levels with us lets you choose when you take your exams, so that you are always fully prepared.
When you are ready, we will book the exams for you so you can focus on your studies - a convenient and stress-free way to study that fits around your existing commitments.
Simply receive your course materials online or by post and start studying to gain that all-important A Level.
Edexcel Qualification Code: 9HI0
Unit 1: Russia 1917-1991: From Lenin to Yeltsin
Unit 2: Mao’s China 1949-1976
Unit 3: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain 1780-1928
Unit 4: The Cold War, its Development and its Demise 1945-1990
To achieve the full History A Level you will be assessed across the four units. All units will be assessed by three paper-based examinations and coursework. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:
Please note that if you choose to study this A Level you will have to sit your exams in the Birmingham examination centre. This is due to the administrative arrangements for submitting coursework.
You will have 2 years to complete the full A Level from the date you receive your materials. You will be able to study at your own pace and in your own time without the pressure of tight deadlines. Your only deadlines are the A Level examinations.
The examinations for this course will be taken at a centre in Birmingham; we will book these for you when you feel you are ready. Additional exam centres in various locations will soon become available.
This course enables you to study for an A Level in History by distance learning at home or at work. Your course materials will be sent by post or via email, you choose! Full tutor support will be available via email, so help is only a click away! Your course pack will include self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked study questions, so you can monitor your progress.
Once you have successfully completed the examinations you will receive the Edexcel accredited A Level in History.
Yes! You study the same coursework, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is designed to be studied from home, and you receive full tutor support via email.
You will preferably have a reasonable grade GCSE or O Level in History as the concepts in the A Level History course follow on and use some of the knowledge you will have gained. This is not essential and don't be discouraged if you don't have this qualification already.
*Not included with the online study option
We recommend the following text books to help you with your studies, however, they are not essential for completion of the course:
Textbooks can be purchased from most good bookshops.
Yes, you will need to take the standard A Level examinations in order to fully complete this course; we will book these exams for you.
Please note: you will need to sit these exams in the Birmingham examination centre. This is due to the administrative arrangements for sitting coursework and exams.
You may want to purchase textbooks to supplement your course, but this is entirely optional. You will also be required to pay for your exams and a fee to take your exams at the examination centre that you choose.
You are still able to study this A Level course but must take the examinations within the UK as this is the only guaranteed way to access examination centres.
It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.