A Level Government and Politics

Course Overview

Politics is concerned with how we are governed and how we as individuals can influence this influence this.
We look at The UK political system and then use this as a comparison for other systems around the world. We discuss core political ideas and aim for students to develop knowledge and an informed understanding of the influences and interests which have an impact on decisions in government and politics as well as the rights and responsibilities of individuals and groups
The course also aims to develop the ability to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate political information to form arguments and make judgements

Please contact Bernadette.barnett@tcg.ac.uk. Start date: 02/09/2019

Course Requirements

5 GCSE grades 9-4 ( A*-C) including maths and English. A general interest and engagement in politics will greatly support your academic study.

Course Progression

Politics combines well with subjects like history and law though it supports a wide range of careers and university courses.

Course Assessment

Assessment is through three exams at the end of the second year. The 2018-2020 cohort will have the opportunity to sit AS at the end of the first year

Course Finance

The course fees for academic year 19/20 are £720.00

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