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COMPONENT 1: STUDIES IN DEPTH


Studies in Depth will provide learners with the opportunity to study history in greater depth and consequently understand the complexity of a society or historical situation more effectively. Studies in Depth will focus study on different historical eras
and different geographical contexts. This component encourages learners to use a wide range of historical sources.




COMPONENT 2: STUDIES IN BREADTH


Studies in Breadth will provide learners with the opportunity to study history over longer timescales and consequently understand the changing nature of developments and issues associated with particular periods and geographical
contexts. Studies in Breadth will also allow learners to understand change and continuity / similarity and difference across long sweeps of history, as well as the most significant characteristics of different ages. Studies in Breadth will focus study
on different historical eras and different geographical contexts. This component encourages learners to develop an understanding of second order historical concepts in particular, including continuity, change, cause, consequence, significance and similarity and difference.





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