A Level History Course

Course Overview

A Level Course in History (AS/A2)

AS/A2 – A level in History. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.

Specification: Edexcel (AS) 8264 and Edecel (A2) 9264



Course Description

This is a full A Level course in History. On completion of your two part course you will be able to:

  • Recall, select and deploy historical knowledge accurately
  • Communicate historical knowledge
  • Present historical explanations
  • Show understanding of appropriate concepts
  • Arrive at substantiated judgements

Additional Information

Book List

You will need the following books for this course:


  • Evans and Jenkins: Years of Weimar and the Third Reich
    (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Lynch: An Introduction to Nineteenth Century British History 1800-1914 (Hodder & Stoughton)


  • Lynch: An Introduction to Nineteenth Century British History 1800-1914 (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Lang: Parliamentary Reform 1785-1928 (Routledge)

Please note the difference:
The purchasing of books applies to some A Level courses only. (All books and materials are supplied with all Diploma Courses that are listed on this site – See below).

Please Note:

Please ensure a clear distinction is made between this externally awarded course and all our other listed Open College UK Ltd certificate and diploma course subjects available throughout this website.

This particular course outlined above specifically relates to this page description ONLY and DIFFERS from other Open College UK Ltd courses which may include other items such as FREE membership eligibility, use of designatory lettering, Open College UK Ltd hard-back course content/materials, free CDs and other course related benefits and services offered by us throughout this entire Website.

This particular course is available through the Open College UK Ltd via our partner college in distance learning.
Please email us if you wish to enrol upon this course. We will send you the appropriate information and link to book onto it.

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