Advanced Learner Loan applicable
You will need a minimum of: 5 GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 including English and maths plus any subject specific entry requirements.
During this two-year course you will develop a detailed knowledge of how the political system works.
Over the duration of the course you will understand the process and reasoning behind law-making, and what impact and influence it has on society. You will discuss voting behaviour, the electoral system, political ideologies, and the legislative process, to help you gain a better understanding of the subject. Using historical examples you will also realise how politics has influenced every major human event in history.
This course will give you the knowledge and understanding that you need to make informed opinions about a range of political topics such as a coalition government and its legitimacy in pushing through radical reforms, as well as the quality of democracy that exists in our society.
You will study modules on:
Your assessment will be entirely through exams.
Government & Politics is a highly respected A-Level and is held in high esteem by Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. You may go on to study Politics, International Relations, Law or Economics at university.
There are a number of career opportunities available to you such as becoming a Lawyer, a Political journalist, a Politician, or Parliamentary assistant.
There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to further your learning such as visiting the Houses of Parliament.
|Study Year||Year 1|
|Course name||A Level Politics Y1|
|Campus||Station Plaza Campus|
|Duration||34 week (s)|