Why did Henry VIII challenge the Pope’s authority over the Church in England? Why did the Cold War come to an end? History is a fascinating subject, allowing us to explore the development and consequences of major historical events and movements. In turn, this helps us to understand current world affairs – matters of politics, culture, society and economics. If you enjoy investigation, discovery and debate, and you’re interested in the way the world has developed through the ages, then History A-level at Bilborough Sixth Form College will appeal to you.
To study History at Bilborough, you need a minimum grade C/4 or above in English GCSE, and if you have taken History at GCSE, a minimum grade C/4 in that subject.
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Studying History is a great way to improve your skills of analysis and debate, so an A-level in the subject will stand you in great stead for a variety of degree courses and career paths. A high proportion of Bilborough Sixth Form College History students go on to read the subject at top universities.