Residential at the college

This level 2 course is a great introduction to history. It looks at what resources and research is available to Historians and the strengths and weaknesses of both primary and secondary sources and their impact on our knowledge and understanding of that particular period in History. It will look at where to get reliable information and the effect of bias in Historical writing. Anyone applying for the Pre Access course would benefit from completing this unit.


26th July - 28th July 2021 (3 Days, 2 Nights)


Level 2 

Learning Outcomes 

  • You will understand the difference between primary and secondary sources, have researched a given period in History using both primary and secondary sources and know the impact of bias on your given period. 

Entry Requirements 

You will need your own computer with a camera and microphone installed so that you can fully engage with online learning when enrolling onto the online version of this course.


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