Humanities (Geography and History)
This is a flexible and personalised course with a wide range of options, suited to the learner’s needs and interests. For example, you could choose: Responses to Conflict in World Events; Child Poverty and Exploitation; Religious Charities; Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis; Looking at Your History; and Working Towards Goals.
How is the course structured and graded?
The course is an Entry Level course and is made up of separate units. One unit is studied each term over two years. Individual units can be entered at either Entry 2 or Entry 3 level, which is just below the range of GCSE grades. All units offered have either two, three or four credits attached to them. Award = 8-12 credits Certificate = 13-36 credits. This course is ideal for students who are also taking other Entry Level courses.
Will this course be suitable for me?
If you enjoy working as part of a group, discovering the world around you, and have an interest in current affairs, then this course can be tailored to suit your needs. It is best suited if GCSE Geography or GCSE History would be very challenging for you.
“I particularly enjoyed working as a team and organising a successful house competition.” Student
What could this course lead to?
Taking units on this course leads to a greater understanding of the world around you. This has a benefit in a globalised world, increasing your confidence and understanding, and will help in future interviews and work placements. It will also develop your social understanding and awareness.
WJEC Entry Level
Works towards GCSE level