Bob Marley once said that you needed to know your history to know where you are coming from, and so the study of past societies, ideas and events helps us understand the modern world. At Cirencester College we think history is so important that we offer the widest choice of A-level anywhere in the region: whatever history you have studied at school or have a personal interest in, there is something for you here.
In many parts of the world, democracy is under threat. This course focuses upon how two of the leading democratic countries developed during the 20th century. The first explores the huge range of political, social, economic and cultural changes in Britain that took place as a result of major events such as the two World Wars, while your second unit explores the boom, bust and recovery period of the USA, from the glamourous years of the 1920s to the rock and roll years of the early 1950s.
Bob Marley once said that you needed to know your history to know where you are coming from, and so the study of past societies, ideas ... more