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Course overview


The early modern history course covers a period of over 200 years, from the fifteenth century to the late seventeenth century.

What will I study?


The early modern history course is divided into four units, the first covers The Stuarts from 1603–1660. Unit 2 delves into the history of Spain from 1469–1556. Unit three explores the fascinating witch craze and popular culture in the 16th and 17th centuries. The final unit is an independent research essay from a selection of titles offered to you.

Trips, visits and enrichments

  • Students attend lectures by academic historians and have visited the Commandery Museum in Worcester to find out more about the English Civil War
  • Overseas visits to St Petersburg and Moscow have taken place in previous years

What can it lead to?

History is a course highly regarded by universities and is a recognised route into a wide range of careers.

Special entry requirements

GCSE grade 6 in either English language, English literature or history.

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Welcome evening for new parents [cancelled] 6:00pm on 22nd/29th June 2020

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