A Level History

Studying History at Bellerbys College 

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
  • Aesthetic history
  • Cultural history
  • Economic history
  • Ethnic history
  • Political history
  • Religious history
  • Scientific history
  • Social history
  • Technological history

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.

How do I find out more?

Contact us now, and our experienced members of staff will be happy to talk you through your options and find the best A Level options for you.

A Level key facts

Minimum age: 15.5+
Course length: 3, 5 or 6 terms
(3-term available in Brighton only)
Start dates: September – all centres
January – Brighton and Cambridge
April – Brighton only
See term dates
Average class size: 8 students
Locations: Brighton, Cambridge, London (subjects vary by location)
English language entry requirements: IELTS 5.5
(IELTS 6.0 for 3-term A Level; April start and A2 Level)
Academic entry requirements: 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above in relevant subjects, or equivalent evidence of a good secondary or high school education
Tuition fees per term: £9,020
Full programme price 3 terms:
£27,060
Full programme price 5 terms:
£45,100
Full programme price 5.5 terms:
£49,610
Full programme price 6 terms:
£54,120

Not all A Level subject combinations are available for all start dates and subjects offered will vary by location.

GCSEs

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GCSEs are taken as a course of study before taking A Levels or a Foundation pathway. We offer a2 Year GCSE Pathway programme as well as a 3 and 4 term programme, offering students from the age of 14 years an early opportunity to establish the language, learning and cultural skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive world of higher education.

A Levels

Bellerbys Cambridge students in a Foundation Media class at the College

A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice. Students typically study three or four subjects with exams at the end of two years.

Foundation

Bellerbys London Star Student Mark Lee

A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.