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The Cambridge Pre-U History course requires learners to study different areas and substantial periods of history, identifying patterns in, and connections between, apparently contrasting events and developments.
The course encourages learners to use independent study skills, to read widely, write fluently, and to develop the capacity to formulate and justify their own ideas about the past. It includes source-based studies to develop learners' skills in interpreting and evaluating evidence.
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