Edexcel A level History (2008)

Here, you’ll find everything you need to study for or to teach the Edexcel GCE AS and A level in History, including key documents and the latest news.

Students of our Edexcel A level in History will develop their interest in and enthusiasm for history and an understanding of its intrinsic value and significance through the study of aspects of British and non-British history.

Read more
Specification

Specification

Edexcel A level History specification
Download PDF | 1.3 MB
Qualification type:
AS and A level
Subject:
History
Specification codes:
8HI01,
9HI01
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2008
First assessment:
2009

Support for

User tabs

Why choose this specification?

Our Edexcel A level History specification offers a wide and stimulating choice of content including British, European and world history, with options covering areas such as Medieval England and the British Empire.

Show more

Teaching support

See what training courses are available

Visit the history teacher community

Results support

Special requirements
Find out how to make arrangements for candidates with special needs in their examinations.

Your subject advisor

Subject advisor
Mark Battye, History subject advisor
Mark BattyeHistory
UK: 0844 576 0034
Intl: +44 (0) 207 010 2186

Studying this specification

Our Edexcel A level in History offers a broad and balanced course of study that will help you to build on your understanding of the past and become a critical and reflective thinker. You'll develop your understanding of different identities within society and an appreciation of social, cultural, religious and ethnic diversity through the study of aspects of British and non-British history.

You will be able to use and understand historical terms, make links and draw comparisons within or across different periods and aspects of the past.

Contact us

What do you think?
Close