For the 2012-2014 Edexcel iGCSE course, students will study a range of 20th century history topics in preparation for two 1 hour 30 minute exam papers to be sat in June 2014. Students are required to study a mixture of TWO depth studies, ONE historical investigation and ONE breadth study in change. The topics to be taught for 2012-2014 include:
A2: The Origins and Course of the First World War 1905-1918 (Paper 2, Section 1: Historical Investigation)
B5: Development of Dictatorship: Germany 1918-1945 (Paper 1: Depth Study)
C8: A World Divided: Superpower Relations 1945-1962 (Paper 1: Depth Study)
B5: Conflict, Crisis and Change: China 1911-1989 (Paper 2, Section 2: Breadth Study in Change)
The text-books used for this course include:
1.) Bunce, R. et al. (2010). Edexcel iGCSE History Student Book. Pearson Education. Harlow.
2.) Bunce, R et al. (2009). Edexcel GCSE History A: The Making of the Modern World: Unit 1 Peace and War: International Relations 1900-1991. Pearson Education. Harlow.