Politics A-Level

Join us for this exciting A-Level in Politics, where over the next two years, you will study political theories and practices and develop skills in analysing and evaluating the current political scene. You will study the political landscape in the UK and US and compare the two.




Level 3

Course Type

16 +


A Level


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 03139y1 09/09/24 19/06/26

What will I study?

During this two-year course, you will study a range of intriguing modules that will help you assess the political landscape.

In year one, you will study Participation in UK Politics and look at the opportunities that people have to participate in UK Politics at the national and local levels, in things such as Elections, Pressure Groups and Parties.

You will also study the key institutions such as the Government, Prime Minister, Cabinet, Parliament, and the Courts.

In the second year, you will study Politics in the USA and The Comparison Between Politics in the USA and UK.

The course will provide a broad-based background in political theories and practices, which will allow you to develop skills in analysing and evaluating the current political scene.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

A GCSE grade 5 in English Language.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through 2 written examinations.

What qualification will I achieve?

Once you have completed this course, you will achieve an A-Level in Politics graded A* - E.

What can I do after completing this course?

This course provides a number of qualifications providing the pathway to university or employment. Employment opportunities with a politics background include Journalism, Civil Service or working with pressure groups.

Are there any extra costs?

You will need to purchase a textbook.