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Course specification: CIE IGCSE History 0977
This is a stimulating and exciting course that covers international relations from 1917-2000, with depth studies on Germany from 1919-1945 and Russia from 1917-1957. It aims to provide an understanding of many of the key developments of the 20th century.
By the end of the course students will be able to answer questions such as ‘Why did the USA lose the Vietnam War?’ and ‘How did the Holocaust come about?’.
An enquiring mind and an interest in the past are essential.
Paper 1 (40%) includes the following topics:
International Relations since 1919
Germany: Depth Study
Paper 2 (33%)
This is the source-based element of the course and will focus on an aspect of the 20th century studied for Paper 1. The topic allows a more detailed look at that aspect, and the topic changes with each examination.
Paper 3 (27%) - coursework - this will not be a controlled assessment
We will study Russia between 1917 and 1957 focusing on the significance of Stalin:
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