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Politics at The Sixth Form College Colchester

Course description

The main focus is on the British political system. Students will study the government in the UK unit including Parliament, the Prime Minister, and the Courts. Areas of study also include Political participation in the UK including the main political parties, pressre groups, and elections. Further topics include political ideas and either Global Politics or the Government and Politics of the USA. Good written skills are important. 

Entry requirements

No previous study is necessary, but an interest in current affairs is expected.

A minimum grade C (or 4) in GCSE English Language is required, as well as a grade B (or 5) or above in at least one predominantly written based subject (English, English Language, English Literature, History, Religious Studies or Sociology).

Further information

We do, in a small number of exceptional cases, consider late applicants , especially if there are extenuating circumstances.
Please contact our Admissions Team directly if you wish to explore this possibility further.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sixth Form College Colchester directly.

Last updated date: 16 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: AS and A2 are each one acdemic year