A Level Government and Politics
Anyone with an interest in current affairs and a desire to seek explanations for events will enjoy this course. You will need to have an open mind and be able to communicate clearly: both verbally and in written work.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English Language and usually Mathematics.
Year one – You will study issues such as the role of pressure groups and parties, the differing styles of Prime Ministers and much more. You will examine and apply key concepts such as power, authority and democracy.
Year Two – Having achieved the AS level, you can go on to study the political ideologies of liberalism, conservatism, socialism, anarchism, nationalism, feminism, ecologism and multi-culturalism.
There will be an emphasis on discussion and debate throughout the course, as well as assessment through written work. You will have the opportunity to develop your functional skills in Communication and you will be encouraged to develop your research skills.
Exam based course assessment.
All books and equipment will be provided by the College.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded an A level in the subject studied.
A good A level pass in a range of subjects will assist you to progress to higher education or appropriate employment.
Politics has achieved consistently high pass rates and is expected to continue to do so. Please contact Bonnie Feltham for further information.
Students, aged over 19 on the 1 September of the year the course commences will be required to pay tuition and assessment fees. If you are in receipt of an income based benefit please ask about financial assistance, which may be available.
Please contact Customer Services on 0800 056 0511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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