Government and Politics AS/A2 Level at King Edward VI Grammar School
Examination board: AQA
AS Level – Govp1 and Govp2
A2 Level – Gov3A and Gov4A
What is the course about?
Students will gain a detailed insight into the rapidly changing world of British and American Politics today, including the roles played by key individuals and institutions.
A-level Government and Politics enables students to develop their critical thinking skills and enhance their ability to interpret, evaluate and comment on the nature of politics.
The specification is broken down into four units. Units 1 and 2 are covered at AS and units 3 and 4 are covered at A2.
At AS students will concentrate on people, politics and participation as well as governing modern Britain. At A2 students will learn about the popular options: US politics and US government and ideologies. Other options have also been introduced, including political issues and ideologies in action.
Where can it lead?
A good A Level grade in this subject is highly valued by all universities and can lead to a wide range of courses and careers, particularly in the law, local government, the civil service and education. The communication and analytical skills acquired are also much valued in advertising, journalism, and business management.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI Grammar School directly.