AS and A-level History

  • Teaching from: September 2015
  • Exams from: 2016 (AS), 2017 (A-level)
  • Specification code: 7041 7042
  • QAN code: 601/4974/7 (AS); 601/4973/5 (A-level)

We're confident you'll enjoy teaching our new AS and A-level History specification and that it will enable your students to show what they can do. Have a look at our new specification and assessment materials.


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Key dates

  • 15 May 2018 Coursework deadline for A-level (linear) History NEA (7042/C)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 16 May 2018 Exam for AS History Paper 1 (options A - L) (7041/1A to 1L)
    Series: June 2018
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1h 30m
  • 22 May 2018 Exam for AS History Paper 2 (options A - T) (7041/2A to 2T)
    Series: June 2018
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1h 30m

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AQA do understand how hectic it is to be a teacher and they really keep us up to date and show their awareness.
Juliette McGirr

Juliette McGirr,

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