trends that are shaping the lives we lead.
Economics and therefore it is multifaceted.
whether it be Britain’s relations with the
EU or the possible implications of Scottish
devolution, and at A2 Level, to understand
the complex politics of what is still the
most powerful country in the world – the
Above all, it is a subject which, by its
very nature, is constantly evolving and
provides ample opportunities for students
to think through and debate their own
political ideas. Study trips, for instance to
the Houses of Parliament, and visiting
speakers, also help to bring the subject
alive for students.
The analytical and evaluative skills
required of Government and Politics
students serve as an excellent preparation
for many humanities-based degree
courses; especially those such as
International Relations and PPE, which
have a specific Politics component. The
emphasis on extended writing and
forthright, reasoned debate helps students
develop vital intellectual skills that they
will need at university and beyond.