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World War 1 and 2 Level 3

Course Code: OSC984
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Boost your knowledge and understanding of World War 1 and 2 in this fascinating bundle!

This bundle will enable you to:

  • Discover the key points of World War 1 and World War 2
  • Understand how World War 1 and 2 broke out
  • Identify the characteristics of the war
  • Explain the significance of the treaty of Versailles
  • Know what the term “mechanised warfare” means
  • Explain how Hitler came into power
  • Understand the significance of WW2 in terms of world history
  • Explore the significance of ‘D-Day’
  • Understand the changes in military technology throughout the war
  • Explore what life was like in the home front in Britain and Germany
  • Learn how the war ended and Germany collapsed in 1945

This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments!

You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!             

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  •  World War 1 Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Pre-war European continent immediately pre-1914
    • Characteristics
    • Terms of the treaty of London
    • International tension
    • State of military technology pre-war
    Unit 2: Outbreak:  1914 
    • Assassination of the archduke
    • System of alliances
    • “The war of movement”
    • Trench warfare
    • Movements
    Unit 3: 1915 
    • Characteristics of trench warfare
    • “Mechanised warfare”
    • Innovations
    • The sinking of the Lusitania
    • Chemical Weapons
    Unit 4: 1916
    • Gallipoli
    • Evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula
    • “War of attrition”
    • Battle of the Somme
    • Battle of Verdun
    Unit 5: 1917 
    • New forms of warfare
    • Role of new machines of war
    • American entry into the war
    • Home front
    Unit 6: 1918 
    • German counteroffensives of 1918
    • Closing phase of the war
    • Germany and the central powers collapsed in 1918
    • Treaty of Versailles
    • Post war events
    • Setting the scene for WW2
  •  World War 2 Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Pre-War 1939 (GLH: 25)
    • The treaty of Versailles
    • Effect on Germany after 1918
    • Adolf Hitler 1933
    • Appeasement policy
    • Nations avoiding another war
    Unit 2: 1939 (GLH: 25)
    • How WW2 began
    • System of alliances
    • ‘The phony war’
    • Invasion of Poland
    • Military technology since 1914
    • Movements in the first year of war
    Unit 3: 1940 (GLH: 25)
    • German invasion of the lowlands, Norway and Denmark
    • German invasion of France
    • Characteristics of ‘blitzkrieg’
    • The Battle of Britain
    • Formation and characteristics of the axis alliance
    Unit 4: 1941/1942 (GLH: 25)
    • Rationale which informed operation Barbarossa
    • Operation Barbarossa
    • Events including Pearl Harbour
    • American entry into the war
    Unit 5: 1943/1944 (GLH: 25)
    • Why Italy surrendered to the allies in 1943
    • ‘D-Day’
    • Changes in military technology to 1944
    • The home front in Britain and Germany
    Unit 6: 1945 Post-War (GLH: 25)
    • Why Germany collapsed in 1945
    • War closing phase
    • Nuclear weapons
    • Setting the scene for the cold war
    • Significance of WW2 in terms of world history

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of written assignments which are marked by your tutor. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your course. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you, so it is easy and hassle-free. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcome

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a World War 1 Level 3 and a World War 2 Level 3 Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards. You will also receive a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What are the requirements for this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge or skills to enrol onto this course. You may need to conduct your own further reading.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your course. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How will I get my work assessed?

Once we receive your work we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Certificates of Achievement in World War 2 and World War 3.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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