International GCSE History Online

Course Description

The IGCSE History is designed to stimulate interest in, and enthusiasm for, a life-long study of the past. We focus on the 20th Century, the so-called ‘People’s Century’, which brought dramatic advances in wealth, education and liberalization in many countries. The IGCSE history subject has a strong international and contemporary flavor, which allows pupils to gain a detailed and thorough understanding of some of the most important events in the Twentieth Century.

This course at Glance:

  • Official International GCSE subject awarded by Edexcel 
  • Level 2 qualification 
  • Open to International and Home student 
  • Achieve a qualification recognized by universities worldwide
  • Progression to A-level


100% external assessment, covered by two examinations.The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in History is a linear qualification. All papers must be taken at the end of the course of study.

Paper 1: Depth StudiesExternally assessed50% of the qualification
Paper 2: Investigation and Breadth StudiesExternally assessed50% of the qualification

Course Duration

The IGCSE History  is a two-year program. During the two years of studies, students will have access to live online classes as well as they will have academic mentor support and, one to one subject support.

Course Outcome

International GCSE qualifications enable successful progression onto International A level and beyond.

Entry Requirements

  • Students whose English is not their first language, are required to either sit an internal English assessment or provide an English certificate at a min level B2 in all components.


What is included in the cost of the course?

  • Access to learning materials
  • Live online classes
  • One to one subject support
  • Weekly academic mentoring support 
  • Examination fee
  • University application support and guidance 

How many hours a week are students expected to study?

Students are required to undertake 6 hours of self-study per subject. In addition, students will also be required to attend 50 min of live lessons per subjects

How does Oxford Online School work?

Oxford Online School is a fully recognized online school for the delivery of GCSE/IGCSE, A level, and International A-Level courses and examinations. It is also a co-educational school offering a blended full-time syllabus to students from all over the world including home students. 

What subjects are currently available at Oxford Online School?

Currently, we are offering: Economics; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics and Further Mathematics and Spanish A-level, Psychology, History, Business, Turkish Language, Russian Language, Geography, Music, EPQ

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