History Examination Board CCEA Examination 80% Coursework 20% This subject is organised into a number of historical periods which provide context for teaching and learning, related to two types of study, (i) a study in depth and (ii) an Outline study. These will contribute to candidate’s knowledge and understanding of historical developments in their own society against a wider background of the twentieth-century world. It is now split into 3 Units – Unit 1: Study in Depth: Option 1: Germany 1918-1941 Or Option 2: Russia 1916-1941 Or Option 3: USA 1918-1941 AND Option 4: Peace, War and Neutrality: Britain, Northern Ireland and Ireland 1965-1985 OR Option 5: Changing Relationships: Britain, Northern Ireland and Ireland 19651985 Unit 2: Outline Study - The Cold War 1945-1991 Unit 3: Investigative Study (CAT) Tiers Foundation Higher Target Grades C-G A*-D (E) Paper 1 Short answers and Short answers and structured questions questions that require extended writing Time 2 Hours 2 Hours Percentage assessment weighing Paper 2 Time Percentage Assessment Weighing C.A.T. Percentage Weighting 50% Structured questions. One question will require the use of source material. 1 hour 15 minutes 25% 50% One question which requires extended writing. One question will require the use of source material. 1 hour 15 minutes 25% Topic related 25% Topic Related 25% CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Teaching, Lecturing, Archaeology, Law, Politics, Civil Service, Museum Work, Journalism, Demographer, Economists, Research Assistant.