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GCSE History

 

Course title:

GCSE History

Exam board:

AQA

Available grades:

1-9

Content overview:

 

  • Britain, Health and the People- 1000AD- 2000AD
  • Elizabethan England 1558-1603
  • Conflict and Tension 1918-1945
  • Germany 1890-1945

 

Assessment:

Two exams, both 1 hour 45 minutes long. 84 marks per paper. Total 168 marks.

Skills required to be successful:

 

  • Recall of key individuals, key dates, key words
  • Extended writing between two and four paragraphs 
  • Explaining the importance of events, people, changes and causes 
  • Analysing and understanding visual and written sources

 

Further study links:

A level History

Career opportunities:

 

  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Author
  • Archaeologist
  • Civil Service
  • Foreign Service
  • Politics
  • Teacher
  • Advertising
  • Accountancy