GCSE History

Course codes: OSC1354 / OSC1355

Pursue your studies in History, from home. This course provides you with all needed to successfully gain your GCSE History qualification.

  • Gain an internationally recognised qualification for further studies in History at A-Level.
  • Gain an understanding about UK and global events of the past 1000 years
  • Study at your own pace, in your own environment
  • Exam fees and practical sessions can be included - we'll book these for you when you're ready!
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Course Overview

This GCSE History course is the same as a UK GCSE studied in traditional schools and colleges.

You can take this course without completing exams but you will not receive the GCSE accreditation.

Course Duration

Up to 12 months.

Course Outcome

GCSE in History (you must take the exams to achieve this).

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


2 paper-based exams.

Course Content

Specification code: 8145

  • The end of Tsardom
  • Lenin’s new society
  • Stalin’s USSR
  • The origins of the Cold War
  • The development of the Cold War
  • Transformation of the Cold War
  • Challenging authority and feudalism
  • Challenging royal authority
  • Reform and reformers
  • Equality and rights
  • Crown, Parliament, plots and court life
  • Life in restoration England
  • Land, trade and war
  • The historic environment of Restoration England