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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.

IGCSE History

Course code: HIS0977

Delivery method: Online

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: CIE IGCSE History

Awarding body: CIE (Cambridge)

 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.

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


Tutor support

Our IGCSE courses come with tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course 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.

  • 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.

The CIE IGCSE History qualification is gained once the three exam papers are successfully completed. These exams are administered by CIE and assessment centre details will be included with your course, as well as practice papers so that you are more than prepared for your assessments.

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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.

The course is primarily an online course using a Learning Management System (LMS).

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

The course includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.

This course is divided into 3 units:

Unit 1: History 1

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

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

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.

Mock Exams:

Your online course contains mini assessments at the end of each chapter. However, if you wish to sit a Mock Exam before the finals, we can arrange that at the centre or online. Mock exam fees are additional, and they may vary from £25 to £50 per paper.  

Please contact us on 02033028140 or visit our exam centre website for more information and guidance on how to book your final exam

Final Exams:

Roughly 6 months before your chosen exam date, you should book your place at an exam centre to take the final exam exams for GCSE/IGCSE Certificates.

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations, offered by Pearson Edexcel, are held in Summer (May/June) and Winter (January/February). Cambridge International Exams (CIE) take place in Winter (January/February), Summer (May/June) and Autumn (Oct/Nov) every year.

Please contact us on 02033028140 or visit our exam centre website for more information and guidance on how to book your final exam

Your exam fees aren’t included in the course cost as they’re paid directly to the exam centre. They’ll vary depending on which centre you choose. It is recommended to book your exams will in advance to avoid late booking fees. Book your exams now!

How to Enrol: 

  • If you’d like to pay in full, you can enrol online using the ‘Purchase’ button.
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  • If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please let us know before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

Once your purchase is completed, you will receive your login details within 24 hours, and you will be good to go! Everyone at BestGrade wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging, but your qualification will make a significant contribution to your career path and life. Good luck!

IGCSE History Online Course
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