History

We’ve mapped a suite of UAS units to the History GCSE. The units break down the GCSE subject content into bite-sized manageable chunks of learning making it accessible to more learners.

Learners receive a certificate every time they complete a History unit.

Being able to reward achievement by giving rapid recognition of success in this way can boost a learner’s confidence in their own ability to make progress in History which in turn can increase engagement.

GCSE

GCSE History Option

Part

UAS unit title

UAS unit number

1AA America, 1840–1895: Expansion and consolidation

1. Opportunities and challenges

America 1840–95: Expansion – Opportunities and Challenges:

113826

1AA America, 1840–1895: Expansion and consolidation

2. Conflict across America

America 1840–1895: Conflict across America

113825

1AA America, 1840–1895: Expansion and consolidation

3. Forging a nation

America1840–95: Consolidation – Forging the Nation

113806

1AB Germany, 1890–1945: Democracy and dictatorship

1. Growth of democracy

Germany and the growth of Democracy 1890–1929

113823

1AB Germany, 1890–1945: Democracy and dictatorship

2. The Depression

Germany and the Depression

114088

1AB Germany, 1890–1945: Democracy and dictatorship

3. The experiences of Germans under the Nazis

Culture and Propaganda: Germany 1919–1945

The Germans’ experience under the Nazis: Germany, 1890–1945

113824

113812

1AC Russia, 1894–1945: Tsardom and Communism

1. The end of Tsardom

Russia, 1914–1924: Tsardom to Communism

11871

1AC Russia, 1894–1945: Tsardom and Communism

2. Lenin’s new society

Lenin’s New Society: Russia 1894–1945

113813

1AC Russia, 1894–1945: Tsardom and Communism

3. Stalin’s USSR

Stalin’s USSR

114087

1AD America, 1920–1973: Opportunity and inequality

1. American people and the ‘Boom’

The USA, 1918–1929: The Roaring Twenties

11874

1AD America, 1920–1973: Opportunity and inequality

2. Americans’ experiences of the Depression

The USA, 1929–1941: Depression and the New Deal

11875

1AD America, 1920–1973: Opportunity and inequality

3. Post-War America

Post-war America: Race relations

114086

1BA Conflict and tension, the First World War, 1894–1918

1. The causes of the First World War

The cause of World War 1: Conflict and Tension, 1894–1918

113802

1BA Conflict and tension, the First World War, 1894–1918

2. Stalemate

Britain at war: The Western Front

11864

1BA Conflict and tension, the First World War, 1894–1918

3. Ending the war

Ending the First World War: Conflict and tension, 1894–1918

114091

1BB Conflict and tension, Peacemaking, 1819–1939

1. Peacemaking

Conflict and tension 1918–1939: Peacemaking

11380

1BB Conflict and tension, Peacemaking, 1819–1939

2. The League of Nations and international peace

Conflict and tension 1918–1939: The League of Nations

113804

1BB Conflict and tension, Peacemaking, 1819–1939

3. The origins and outbreak in the Second World War

The Causes of World War 2: Conflict and tension, 1918–1939

113803

1BC Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945–1972

1. The origins of the Cold War

The Cold War: The Berlin Blockade and its aftermath

11869

1BC Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945–1972

2. The development of the Cold War

Development of the Cold War: Conflict and Tension, 1945–72

113797

1BC Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945–1972

3. Transformation of the Cold War

The Cold War: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

11870

1BD Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950–1975

1. Conflict in Korea

Conflict in Korea: Conflict and Tension in Asia

113798

1BD Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950–1975

2. Escalation of conflict in Vietnam

The Cold War: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

11870

1BD Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950–1975

3. The ending of conflict in Vietnam

The USA and Vietnam, 1964–1975

11877

1BE Conflict and tension in the Gulf and Afghanistan, 1990–2009

1. Tensions in the Gulf

  

1BE Conflict and tension in the Gulf and Afghanistan, 1990–2009

2. The war on Al-Qaeda

  

1BE Conflict and tension in the Gulf and Afghanistan, 1990–2009

3. The Iraq War

  

2AA Health and the people: c1000 to the present day

1. Medicine stands still

Medicine stands still: The beginnings of change

114090

2AA Health and the people: c1000 to the present day

2. The beginnings of change

Medicine stands still: The beginnings of change

114090

2AA Health and the people: c1000 to the present day

3. A revolution in medicine

Public Health after the Industrial Revolution

Medicine in the Industrial and Modern World

Surgery in the Industrial and Modern World

114089

114111

114112

2AA Health and the people: c1000 to the present day

4. Modern medicine

Public Health after the Industrial Revolution

Medicine in the Industrial and Modern World

Surgery in the Industrial and Modern World

114089

114111

114112

2AB Power and the people: c1170 to the present day

1. Challenging authority and feudalism

Power and the People: Challenging Authority

113952

2AB Power and the people: c1170 to the present day

2. Challenging royal authority

Power and the people: Challenging Royal Authority

113946

2AB Power and the people: c1170 to the present day

3. Reform and reformers

Power and the people: Reform and the reformers

113944

2AB Power and the people: c1170 to the present day

4. Equality and rights

Power and the people: Equality and rights

113945

2AC Migration, empires and the people: c790 to the present day

1. Conquered and conquerors

Migration, Empires and people: Conquered and conquerors

113948

2AC Migration, empires and the people: c790 to the present day

2. Looking West

Migration, Empires and people: Looking West

113949

2AC Migration, empires and the people: c790 to the present day

3. Expansion and empire

Migration, empires and people: Expansion and Empire

113950

2AC Migration, empires and the people: c790 to the present day

4. Britain in the 20th century

Migration, empires and people: Britain in the 20TH Century

113951

2BA Norman England, c1066– c1100

1. Conquest and control

Norman England C1066–C1100: Conquest and control

113800

2BA Norman England, c1066– c1100

2. Life Under the Normans

Norman England C1066–C1100: Life under the Normans

113801

2BA Norman England, c1066– c1100

3. The Norman Church and monasticism

The Norman Church and monasticism

113799

2BA Norman England, c1066– c1100

4. The historic environment of Norman England

The study of a historic site

113947

2BB Medieval England – the reign of Edward I, 1272 –

1307

1. Government, the rights of King and people

Edward I’s government: The Rights of King and people

113815

2BB Medieval England – the reign of Edward I, 1272–1307

2. Life in Medieval England

Life in Medieval England in the reign of Edward I

113814

2BB Medieval England – the reign of Edward I, 1272–1307

3. Edward I’s military campaigns in Wales and Scotland

Edward I’s Military Campaigns in Wales and Scotland

113816

2BB Medieval England – the reign of Edward I, 1272–1307

The historic environment of Medieval England

The study of a historic site

113947

2BC Elizabethan England, c1568–1603

1. Elizabeth’s court and Parliament

Elizabethan England C1568–1603: Court and Parliament

113817

2BC Elizabethan England, c1568–1603

2. Life in Elizabethan times

Elizabethan England C1568–1603: Life in Elizabethan Times

113818

2BC Elizabethan England, c1568–1603

3. Troubles at home and abroad

Elizabethan England C1568–1603: Troubles at home and abroad

113819

2BC Elizabethan England, c1568–1603

4. The historic environment of Elizabethan England

The study of a historic site

113947

2BD Restoration England, 1660–1685

1. Crown, Parliament, plots and court life

Crown, parliament, Plots and court Life: England 1660–1685

113847

2BD Restoration England, 1660–1685

2. Life in Restoration England

Life in Restoration England 1660–1685

113846

2BD Restoration England, 1660–1685

3. Land, trade and war

Land, trade and war in Restoration England 1660–1685

113848

2BD Restoration England, 1660–1685

4. The historic environment of Restoration England

The study of a historic site

113947