A Level History

Component 1 Breadth Study

The making of a Superpower: United States of America 1865 to 1975

40% of the A level assessed at the end of the course by a 2 ½ hour exam.

 

Component 2 Depth Study

Religious conflict and the Church in England 1529 – 1570.

40% of the A Level assessed at the end of the course by a 2 ½ hour exam.

 

Component 3 Historical Investigation

Tsardom and Communism: Russia 1855 to 1953

20% of the A Level assessed during the course by a 3,500 word coursework essay.

There are university lecture days and there is an active History Society. The Department also hosts the Sheffield Branch of the Historical Association.

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