History IGCSE

In History GCSE you will explore some of the key events, personalities and societies that shaped world history. Learners will also have the opportunity to develop a set of important skills such as communication, problem solving, analysis, research and independent thinking

The course consists of the following units:

  1. Germany between the wars
  2. The rise of the Nazis
  3. War and downfall
  4. Russia 1905-1917
  5. Russia and the Soviet Union 1917-1924
  6. Dictatorship in the USSR 1924-1953
  7. Soviet life in peace and war 1924-1953
  8. The changing nature of warfare 1919-1939
  9. War on land, sea and air 1939-1945
  10. New forms of conflict 1945-2011

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Eleven written assignments (corresponding to the above units, plus one introductory assignment). These do not count towards the final grade.

Exams: Two – each are 1 hour 30 minutes, and contribute 50% of the overall grade. (Funding not included – you will need to re-apply to PET for the exam fees).

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Organize and facilitate exams.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? A-Level History

Find Out More: From NEC’s website

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