Syllabus

This course is divided into four units:

Unit 1: Russia 1917-1991: From Lenin to Yeltsin

Unit 2: Mao’s China 1949-1976

Unit 3: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentry Reform in Britain 1780-1928

Unit 4: The Cold War, its Development and its Demise 1945-1990

In order to recieve your Pearson Edexcel A Level in History (Specification: 9HI0), you will be required to sit three written examinations, and submit one piece of coursework. It is the responsibility of the student to find a centre and book their exams as a private candidate. All exam fees are payable directly to the centre. We will provide you with a list of recommended centres around the country when you enroll. When you book your exams you may be asked to provide exam codes. These are listed below, and will be sent to you on enrollment.

Paper One: Breadth study with Interpretations-Russia 1917-1991: From Lenin to Yeltsin (Code: 1E)

1 hour 30 minutes in total. (*30% of total for A Level qualification)

Paper Two: Depth study - Mao's China 1949-1976 (Code: 2E.1)

1 hour 30 minutes in total. (*20% of total for A Level qualification)

Paper Three: Themes in breadth, with aspects in depth - Protest, agitation and parliamentary reform in Britain 1780-1928 (Code: 36.1)

2 hours 15 minutes in total. (*30% of total for A Level qualification)

Coursework option: The Cold War, its development and its demise (1945-90) (Code: 04)

Coursework requirements: Produce a detailed essay of approximately 3-4,000 words on the subject matter above, with suggested questions provided. Students can break this into sections or write it as one continuous extended essay.

(*20% of total for A Level qualification)

Further information on all units can be found from the web link below:

http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/A%20Level/History/2015/teaching-and-learning-materials/A-%20guide-to-AS-and-A-level-History-from-2015.pdf