The International A Level History qualifications’ approach focuses on depth, breadth and interpretation of event in history.
In the focus on depth, students will look at the history of one country in detail over a short period of time; in the breadth approach, students will study the history of one country through four key topic areas over an extended time scale and for the interpretations of event in history, students will look at development of international relations over a broad historical period.
The Pearson Edexcel International Advanced Level in History qualification consists of four externally examined units. The International Advanced Level consists of the two IAS units (Unit 1 and 2) and two IA2 units (Unit 3 and 4).
The exams are essay-based.
AS Level: 2 units of two hours each A Level: 2 units of two hours each
AS Level: 2 units of 50 marks each A Level: 2 units of 50 marks each
Eexternal assessment offered three times a year for each of the six units.