Our Online A-Level History Course aims to develop your understanding of the significance of history. You will learn about social, cultural, religious and ethnic diversity through your study of British and non-British history and gain understanding of different identities within society. You will also develop your use of historical terms, concepts and skills and acquire an understanding of the nature of historical study, for example, that history is concerned with judgements based on available evidence and that historical judgements may be provisional
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This course will teach you the Edexcel A-Level History syllabus (9HI0). You’ll study 4 units:
For a full breakdown of course content, download the A-Level History Brochure.
All of your lessons and assessments are available on CloudPort - our Moodle-based learning environment (Moodle VLEs are used by most colleges and universities in the UK).
Start with lesson 1 and work through the course in a linear pathway or choose to jump to the section that you need. Your learning in completely flexible and allows you to set your programme of learning around the skills you need.
Submit assessments as you work through the course. Get instant results and feedback on activities to track your progress. Use these assessments as learning launchpads, allowing you to focus your time on the topics you need to brush up on.
You are not alone! You will be assigned a personal 1:1 tutor on your day of enrolment. Your tutor will remain by your side, throughout your learning journey until you get qualified.
All tutors are qualified teachers and subject matter specialist ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you have unlimited access to tutor support.
CloudLearn GCSEs and A-Levels are structured around formative assessments allowing you to test your knowledge as you work towards qualification. Before taking your exam you will submit a mock exam to give you the practise you need before the big day.
When ready we arrange your exam. We have agreements with exam centres all over the UK. Our students also take advantage of preferential pricing due to the volume of students we channel to exam centres.
As part of your enrolment service package we will make all the arrangements for your final exam. This includes locating a centre and booking the relevant exam/s. Exam fees are additional.
Exam fees can be bundled using the Exam Bundles drop down when adding to basket. Have a look on our Exams Page for a detailed explanation of this service.
The Edexcel A-Level History exam is available in May/June each year. It is assessed over 3 exam papers:
We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance, however subjects that includes NEA (A-Level Eng Lit & A-Level History), Practicals (A-Level Sciences), or Fieldwork (A-Level Geography) you are recommended to note the following deadlines for booking and give us at least 8 months booking notice.
Booking deadlines are 5-8 months prior to the exam date.
Booking your exam after the booking deadline will incur late fees (available for one month after deadline) and high late fees (available up until exam entry closure).
Choose to pay in full or spread the cost over our 6 months interest-free payment plans.
We offer longer payment plans of 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. These extended plans are subject to interest. For more details contact our student advisors on 0330 111 4006 or visit our payment plan page.
On our Online A-Level History Course not only will you enhance your knowledge and understanding of historical discourses, but you will also develop a wide range of skills which will set you apart from other candidates in your chosen field or profession. You will improve as an effective and independent learner and develop your critical thinking, interpretive, analytical and creative skills by acquiring the ability to ask relevant and significant questions about the past and to research them.
You will also improve your organisational, communicative, argumentative and decision making skills when you are tasked with preparing and disseminating your newly acquired historical knowledge to formulate an argument and reach substantiated judgements. You will learn about the importance of open-mindedness through an understanding of different identities within society and gain an appreciation of social, cultural, religious and ethnic diversity through the study of British and non-British history.
We also hope to show you the benefits of continuous learning and intellectual curiosity by inspiring a sustained enjoyment of, and interest in, historical studies and global history. Therefore, the CloudLearn A-Level History Course creates conscientious, innovative and adaptable learners that are equipped with the skills to excel in any degree or career-path.
Online A-Level History Course Edexcel