This GCSE History course is the same as a UK GCSE studied in traditional schools and colleges.
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in history, this GCSE course is ideal for:
This course includes exams, which must be taken at our Birmingham exam centre. Please ensure you are able to travel to Birmingham. We will book and pay for your exams when you're ready to take them.
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Specification code: 8145
The end of Tsardom
Lenin’s new society
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
To achieve a GCSE in History you will be assessed across all units. The cost of this course includes your exams - we will book and pay for them when you're ready.
There are 2 paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:
Paper 1: Understanding the modern world
Paper 2: Shaping the nation
Although you are assessed formally by examination, you will also be required to submit tutor-marked assignments. These are designed to help you and monitor your progress.
You will have 12 months to complete the full GCSE History course 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.
This course enables you to study for an GCSE History by distance learning at home or at work. Your course materials will be sent by post or online, so receiving your materials is easy and hassle-free. Full tutor support will be available via email, so help is only a click away!
Upon successful completion of this home learning course and passing the exams you will receive a GCSE in History.
The GCSE is recognised by universities, schools and employers around the world. It is awarded by AQA.
Available grades for this qualification will be awarded in a new 9-1 scale, where 9 is the highest (equivalent to A* under the old system).
Yes! This course is the same as a GCSE you would study at a traditional school or college. The only difference is that this course is designed to be studied from home and you receive full tutor support via email.
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
* Not included with the online study option
No extra reading is required for the completion of this course.
You will need to take the official GCSE examinations in order to fully complete this course. The cost of the exams is included in this course. We will book and pay for them when you are ready. The exams must be taken at our Birmingham exam centre. Please ensure you are able to travel to Birmingham.
Students are required to take full responsibility for making arrangements with their chosen test centre.
No, everything you need is included in the cost if the course.
You are still able to study this GCSE course, but must take the examinations within the UK, as this is the only guaranteed way to access exam 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.