'AS Level History (OCR)
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Qualification Level: Level 3
Duration: 1 or 2 years
Start Date: 40427
Who Is the course for:
Anyone with a genuine interest in History. The course provides a strong foundation for progression to Higher Education. The course is available for full-time or part-time students during the day. Students should have recent academic experience at GCSE level. Full-time students would normally be expected to complete the ‘AS’ modules in Year 1 and the ‘A2’ modules in Year 2.
Method Of Assesment:
AS Level: Exam Based – Document Analysis and Essay Questions
A2 Level: Coursework and Examination – Essay Questions
The course is supported by a variety of up-to-date resources, including student texts, videos, discussion tapes and documentary evidence. Teaching and assessment methods are varied and there is a strong emphasis on discussion.
The Library has an excellent collection of books and journals.
Please be aware that if you have a criminal record or a medical condition there are some occupations where you will find it difficult to gain employment.
If you require any confidential guidance on these matters please contact our Advice and Guidance team, or alternatively tutors in the department.
Subject to funding, and availability, the following assistance can be requested by anyone attending a college course:-
• Additional one-to-one support for people with specific learning difficulties
• Care officers
• Mobility officers, for the visually impaired
• Assessment to find out what your needs are and how best they can be helped
• Assistance with travel