What are your civil rights? Was Churchill a good Prime Minster or a blundering buffoon? Why did America launch a war on the UK? Why was there a three-day working week in the UK during the 70s? If you would like to find out the answers, study history at Franklin.
If you’re interested in society, politics and debating topical issues then combine your study of History or Politics with A Level English Literature.
Topic areas you will study:
• American Revolution
• British Politics 1939 – 1997
• Civil Rights in USA
• Coursework topic Margaret Thatcher
General entry criteria apply plus GCSE English Language at Grade 5 and GCSE History Grade 4 if taken. If GCSE History is not taken, then a Grade 4 in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE English Literature, will be considered.
Many students progress to teaching after History degrees. Some past students have gone on to complete a Law conversion year leading to careers in Law, for example becoming a lawyer. Some of our students have gone on to History degree’s at Oxford and Cambridge from studying History with us.