Politics A Level

On this course you will study the following modules in the first year: Political Participation in UK Politics and Government of the UK. In Participation in UK Politics you will study Elections, Pressure Groups and Democracy and Political Participation. In Government of the UK you will study issues relating to government and the role of the Executive. In the second year of the course you will study Politics in the USA and The Comparison Between Politics in the USA and UK. This course provides a broad-based background in political theories and practices, which will allow you to develop skills in analysing and evaluating the current political scene.

Site

Eastbourne

Level

Level 3

Course Type

16 +

Qualification

A Level

Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 02139y1 12/09/22 14/06/24

What will I study?

On this course you will study the following modules in the first year: Political Participation in UK Politics and Government of the UK. In the 'Participation in UK Politics' module you will study the opportunities that people have to participate in UK Politics at the national & local levels (Elections, Pressure Groups & Parties). In the 'Government of the UK' module you will study the key institutions such as the Government (P.M. & Cabinet), Parliament and the Courts.

In the second year of the course you will study Politics in the USA and The Comparison Between Politics in the USA and UK. This course provides 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.,Our general entry requirements to study 3 A-Levels or any mixed level 3 programme are: 5 GCSEs grade 4-9 including English Language and/or Maths at grade 5. Subject specific entry criteria may also apply. Our general entry requirements to study 4 A-Levels are: 6 GCSEs grade 4-9 including English Language and Maths at grade 6. Subject specific entry criteria may also apply.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through 2 written examinations.

What qualification will I achieve?

You will achieve an A Level in Politics.

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?

Students will need to purchase a textbook.