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History Admissions Assessment Packages

The History Admissions Assessment is taken by applicants to Cambridge applying to History. This courses uses the History Admissions Assessment alongside interview performance to select which candidates will be offered a place at the university, so strong preparation is critical.

The History Admissions Assessment tests a student’s ability to analyse and interpret historical sources, and shape a well-written argument in response.

Improve your chances of performing well in the History Admissions Assessment by practicing these skills.

Tutor marking and feedback:

The student will complete a past paper and we will provide three hours marking and feedback from a specialist Oxford or Cambridge tutor.

£650.00

Online + Tutor support:

The student will complete multiple past papers and we will provide 5 lessons which includes teaching, marking and feedback.

£1,500.00

Online + Extended Tutor Support:

The student will complete multiple past papers and we will provide 5 lessons which includes teaching, marking, feedback and teaching in areas identified as requiring additional support.

Minimum £1,800.00 (teaching charged at £150 per hour).

Other resources you might find helpful are:

  • The test is similar in content to Oxford’s equivalent History Aptitude Test, so their resources may be helpful. Oxford UNIQ have filmed a YouTube video showing first year students discussing Question 3 of the HAT, and suggests some of the different ways you can approach an unfamiliar piece of text.
  • A YouTube Q&A with a History student at Oxford can be found here. It is a long video, but between 12 and 25 minutes the student discusses their preparation for and experience of the HAT test. It’s worth watching and taking notes!