Gain an understanding of historical terms, concepts and skills. Learn about significant individuals, societies, events and issues, and analyse different historical perspectives. Typical A Level subject combinations with history include: History, Politics and Government; History, Geography and Art; History, Politics or Economics and Maths; History, Economics and Geography.
What will I study?
A specific period of history in detail
Where will this subject take me?
Many students who study history at A Level use their qualification to progress to a degree in history or a related subject. The types of degree courses, which need or accept history A Level include: Archaeology, Architecture and Anthropology, Classics, History, History of Art, Law, Philosophy, and Politics.
A history related degree is useful for many careers. These include: teaching, librarianship, banking and commerce, law, publishing, museums and art galleries and wide variety of social work.