Government and Politics A-level

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The course will help you develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics, and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes. The focus of the course is very much on contemporary UK and global political issues. You are expected to keep up with the news throughout the course. The exam board require up to date examples so if there was an important by-election in April and the exam is in May they would expect it to feature in your exam answer if relevant.

The course will help you develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics, and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes.

A strong understanding of contemporary UK and global poli…

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The course will help you develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics, and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes. The focus of the course is very much on contemporary UK and global political issues. You are expected to keep up with the news throughout the course. The exam board require up to date examples so if there was an important by-election in April and the exam is in May they would expect it to feature in your exam answer if relevant.

The course will help you develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics, and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes.

A strong understanding of contemporary UK and global political issues.

Six GCSEs grade A*- C including English Language and maths. A minimum of a D grade at AS allows you to progress onto your second year of study.

You could go on to study politics and/or international relations at university. The course offers key employability skills such as a critical and analytical mind, the ability to effectively research and excellent written skills. You might therefore consider employment in a non-governmental organisation (NGO), working in politics for a local council, or even as an MP. The course would also support a career in journalism or law.

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