If you want to improve your future prospects, why not start by studying the past?
It's true. By taking GCSE History, you'll discover exactly how today's culture was shaped by our forefathers - and at the same time give yourself the perfect basis to go on and study subjects like Sociology, Economics, or Politics. Alternatively, you could take your love of history further and make it your profession.
You'll find that this fascinating home study course covers everything from The Workhouse to the Role and Status of Women. So if you're ready to move forward with your life, take a step backwards first and study GCSE History.
There is no deadline for enrolment so you can start your course at any time.
You do not need any special qualifications but should have basic literacy skills.
100 hours approx.
As an ICS student you will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus our team of Student Advisors are only a phone call away for all the practical advice you may need - so we really are with you 100%.
Once you've enrolled on your chosen course(s), you'll receive all the information you need to arrange your exams*, including details of syllabuses, exam boards and dates. As exams are held in various parts of the UK, you shouldn't have to travel too far to sit them.
If you have any questions at any time about arranging your exams, the ICS Student Advisers will be pleased to help.
Exams take place in June and the exam enrolment deadlines are mid January. Coursework deadline is 31 March. 2 Written exams =3 hrs 30 mins & Coursework = 25% of total exam.
*Exam fees not included in course fee.
What our students say
"The course from ICS was ideal - the course materials were excellent, and I got great support from my tutor when I needed it, which helped me to keep motivated. When I passed my exam, I was delighted and my employers were really impressed. Soon after I got my promotion and I now love my job as a 'number cruncher!' The course from ICS has really opened doors for me and given me the confidence I needed to
get ahead." Donna Linden, Glasgow
With this GCSE qualification a number of different career paths will be open to you.
For your coursework assignments you will need to buy copies of the text book/s listed in your course materials.
Distance Learning GCSE History Course
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain GCSE History. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning GCSE History is a flexible and convenient course which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the GCSE History exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning GCSE History course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
With the distance learning GCSE History course, a personal tutor is available to help you through the course. Additionally, a team of student advisors are only a phone call away.
There is a wide range of distance learning GCSE courses to choose from at Learning at Home, each allowing you to study for a GCSE at your convenience.