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Government and Politics A Level at The Belvedere Academy 6th Form

Course description

Year 12

Unit 1 People Politics and Participation

  • Participation and Voting Behaviour
  • Electoral Systems
  • Political Parties
  • Pressure Groups and Protest movements 
Unit 2 Governing modern Britain
  • The British Constitution
  • Parliament
  • The Core Executive
  • Multi-level Governance 

 

Year 13 

Unit 3 The Politics of the USA 
  • US Electoral process and direct democracy
  • Political Parties 
  • Voting Behaviour
  • Pressure Groups 
Unit 4 The Government of the USA
  • The US Constitutional Framework
  • Congress
  • The President
  • The US Supreme Court 

Entry requirements

Grade B English Literature or English Language

 

Assessment

Year 12
 
Unit 1 - GOVP1
  • People, Politics and Participation 50% of AS.
  • 25% of A Level
  • 1 hour 30 minutes written examination 80 marks
  • Two structured, source-based topics from a choice of four
  • Available in June only 
Unit 2 - 60VP2 Governing Modern Britain
  • 50% of AS.
  • 25% of A Level
  • 1 hour 30 minutes written examination 80 marks
  • Two structured, source-based topics from a choice of four
  • Available in June only 

 

Year 13
 
Unit 3 - GOV3A The Politics of the USA
  • 25% of A Level
  • 1 hour 30 minutes written examination 80 marks
  • Two topics from a choice of four
  • Available in June only 
 
Unit 4 - GOYIM The Government of the USA
  • 25% of A Level
  • 1 hour 30 minutes written examination 80 marks
  • Two topics from a choice of four
  • Available in June only 
 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Belvedere Academy 6th Form directly.

Last updated date: 19 October 2016

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