Edexcel International GCSE History (2011)

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Students of our Edexcel International GCSE in History will acquire knowledge and understanding of selected periods and/or aspects of history, explore the significance of historical events, people, changes and issues, use historical sources critically, and make historical judgements.

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Edexcel International GCSE History 2011 specification
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Qualification type:
International GCSE
Level 1/2
Specification codes:
UK and international ?International GCSEs are not approved for use in UK state schools, but can be taught in independent schools.
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The Edexcel International GCSE in History specification is assessed via a single-tier exam. With no compulsory content, teachers are free to choose the areas of study that suit their needs and resources. Covering a wide range of historical events, people, changes and issues, it’s designed as a two-year course for teaching in international schools and colleges and UK independent schools. 

If you’re a UK state school, you may be interested in our Edexcel Certificate in History, which is eligible for funding.

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You'll cover a wide range of historical events, people, changes and issues as you study our two-year Edexcel International GCSE in History course.

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