Online IGCSE History (9-1)

Online IGCSE History (9-1)

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IGCSE History gives you insight into the present social economic and political climate by understanding the events that led up to it, particularly those of the 20th century.

Our IGCSE History E-Book offers an interactive learning experience to guide you through the IGCSE specification. You can also choose to add one year of tutor support for only £35.

To discuss your needs with one of our tutors (and claim a £20 discount), click here:

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Description

IGCSE History

Exam code: 0977

Delivery method: Online

IGCSE duration: 120 hours over 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: CIE IGCSE History

Awarding body: CIE (Cambridge)

IGCSE History gives you insight into the present social economic and political climate by understanding the events that led up to it, particularly those of the 20th century. The combination of knowledge and skills in Cambridge IGCSE (9–1) History gives learners a solid foundation for further study.

You will explore what caused the European revolutions of 1848 which changed the shape of the continent, The First World War, the conflict between Israel and Palestine and Russian history. You will also develop critical reasoning skills and the ability to question primary sources.

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IGCSE History Overview

Upon successful completion of the exams (as administered by CIE ), you will have achieved an internationally recognised Cambridge CIE IGCSE History (0977) qualification.

IGCSE History Outline

This IGCSE is divided into 3 units:

Unit 1: History 1

Exam Availability:  June

Written examination: 2 hours

Written paper, answer two questions on either the 19th or 20th century core content topics.

In Section B candidates answer one question on one depth study.

40% of the total marks available.

Unit 2: History 2

Exam Availability:  June

Written examination: 2 hours

Written paper, answer two questions on either the 19th or 20th century core content topics.

33% of the total marks available.

Unit 3: History 3

Exam Availability: June

Written examination: 1 hour

Written paper, answer one question on one in-depth study based on historical sources.

27% of the total marks available.

IGCSE History Content

Content overview
All candidates study all the Core Content in either:
Option A
The nineteenth century: the development of modern nation states, 1848–1914
The content focuses on the following Key Questions:
• Were the Revolutions of 1848 important?
• How was Italy unified?
• How was Germany unified?
• Why was there a civil war in the United States and what were its results?
• Why, and with what effects, did Europeans expand their overseas empires in the nineteenth century?
• What caused the First World War?
or:
Option B
The twentieth century: international relations since 1919
The content focuses on the following Key Questions:
• Were the peace treaties of 1919–23 fair?
• To what extent was the League of Nations a success?
• Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?
• Who was to blame for the Cold War?
• How effectively did the United States contain the spread of Communism?
• How secure was the USSR’s control over Eastern Europe, 1948–c.1989?
• Why did events in the Gulf matter, c.1970–2000?
In addition, all candidates must also study the following Depth Study:
C – Russia, 1905–41

Skills gained

  • Understand how past events influence the current state of the world.
  • Develop critical reasoning skills and the ability to interrogate primary sources.
  • Gain an appreciation of History and its wider context.
  • Prepare for study at a higher level.

Assessment

The CIE IGCSE History qualification is gained the exam papers are successfully completed.

These exams are administered by CIE. As a private candidate you will sit your exams in an exam centre such as a school, college or private tuition centre.

Use the map below there are a huge number of places where you can sit your exams.

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In addition, if you select the added tutor support there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the content, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty. This will ensure you are prepared for the final exams.

Method of study

Online

The IGCSE is delivered online via the Learning Management System (LMS).

The online IGCSE has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests.

If you opt for tutor support it also includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.

Tutor support

We highly recommend the additional tutor option to support our IGCSE e-books. For just £35 you will receive tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the content whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

How quickly can I complete the IGCSE?

You can complete your IGCSE as quickly or slowly within the 12 months as you choose. The recommended study time for the content is 120 hours. The exam dates are set by the exam boards and for IGCSE History are available in November and May/June each year. This gives you two opportunities to complete the exams during the 12 month IGCSE.

Additional information

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What do I do next?

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Everyone at Absorb wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging and ultimately what a difference that qualification will make to your career path and life.

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