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A' Level History Course

A' Level History Course

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UCAS points UCAS points: Yes

Hours to complete Hours required: 360

Support Support: 2 years

Course Format Course format: Online

Course Information

This A' Level History Course will help you understand the significance of historical events, the role of individuals in history and the nature of change over time. You will gain a deeper understanding of the past through political, social, economic and cultural perspectives. The engaging topics available will provide you with the knowledge and skills you require to succeed as AS and A-level historians.

Calculatue UCAS points

Modules AS Level

  • Empire and the emergence of world powers, 1870–1919
  • The League of Nations and international relations in the 1920s
  • The League of Nations and international relations in the 1930s
  • China and Japan, 1912–45

Modules A Level

For the full A Level, you must study all of the topics above including the following:

This topic covers the following events and developments:

  • The background of European and German anti- Semitism and racist theories
  • Nazi anti-Semitism and persecution of the Jews, 1933–41
  • The impact of war on Nazi policy towards the Jews
  • Ghettoisation and Jewish responses to the Holocaust
  • The development of Nazi extermination policies towards Jews and other minorities
  • Contemporary reactions to the Holocaust

  • Theme 1: Mussolini’s Italy, 1919–41
  • Theme 2: Stalin’s Russia, 1924–41
  • Theme 3: Hitler’s Germany, 1929–41
  • Theme 4: Britain, 1919–39

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at a CAIE approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

A Level Exams
There are four exams for the full A Level qualificaiton. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 - 1 hour 15 min
Paper 2 - 1 hour 45 min
Paper 3 - 1 hour 15 min
Paper 4 - 1 hour 45 min

AS Level Exams
There are two exams for the AS Level qualification. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 - 1 hour 15 min
Paper 2 - 1 hour 45 min

For Cambridge International AS & A Level History, learners can:

take Papers 1 and 2 only (for the Cambridge International AS Level qualification) or

follow a staged assessment route by taking Papers 1 and 2 (for the Cambridge International AS Level qualification) in one series, then Papers 3 and 4 (for the Cambridge International A Level qualification) in a later series or

take Papers 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the same examination series, leading to the full Cambridge International A Level.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan. The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.


Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

Pay in Full




Full A' Level

Instalment Option


£60.00 x 4 months


AS Level

Pay in Full




Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

CAIE - Cambridge Assessment International Examinations

Cambridge Assessment International Education is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.

Specification code

A' Level History CAIE: 9489


An A' Level in History will give you knowledge and skills which will prepare you for higher education, and which are also useful in any career. Students who specialise in history can go on to become historical researchers, work in heritage organisations or become teachers. History will also suppoprt other career paths such as journalism, politics, law, social work and public services.

Before you start your tutor will contact you to welcome you and, if you’re new to Learn Now, help you understand what study will be like. They’ll also clarify how and when they can be contacted, and how quickly they will respond to you.

Once you’ve started your tutor will mark and provide feedback on your assignments and support your progress throughout the course.

There is no coursework or practical involved with this course. Your final grade will be based on exams only. This qualification is 100% exam based.

With our A Level courses you receive support and access for up to two years. You can however complete the course much sooner if you wish to. You will need to check the exam dates for your A Level subject and the number of guided learning hours to ensure that you can achieve your goals.

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