Students will study three topics in Higher History. These topics are:-
- Scottish History 1850 – Which looks at the changes in politics and the development of the welfare state.
- Germany Unification – Looks at how Germany became a nation 1815 – 1939
- Appeasement and Road to War – Is the topic studied for the second paper of the exam, requiring study of Nazi Germany, the European political scene in the 1930’s and the exents leading up to the second world war.
Students are also required to write an investigative essay under exam conditions on a topic of their choice relevant to the course.