Course Info

A level Government and Politics

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

5 GCSEs grade 4-9 including Grade 5 in English Language

Duration

2 Years

Course Content

The specification is broken down into four units. Units 1 and 2 are covered in the first year and units 3 and 4 are covered in the second year.

In the first year, students will concentrate on people, politics and participation as well as governing modern Britain. In the second year, students will learn about the popular options: US politics and US government and ideologies. Other options have also been introduced, including political issues and ideologies in action.

Special Features

Learners may have the opportunity to visit the Houses of Parliament and meet our local MP for question time.

Course Format

A Level programme

Progression

HE courses such as Politics, modern languages, law and a variety of humanities subjects