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Government and Politics - AS Level at RR6 Wimbledon

Course description

Why study Government and Politics? This course gives you a detailed understanding of domestic and international political systems and enables you to develop arguments, present your findings and express your opinions. What topics will I study? AS Unit 1: People, Politics and Participation. AS Unit 2: Governing Modern Britain. AS Unit 3a: The Politics of the USA. AS Unit 4a: The Government of the USA. How will I be assessed? • Unit 1: written examination (50% of AS, 25% of A2) • Unit 2: written examination (50% of AS, 25% of A2) • Unit 3a: written examination (50% of A2, 25% of total) • Unit 4a: written examination (50% of A2, 25% of total). An example/illustration of the type of work involved: You will be involved in debates and discussions often informed by independent completion of background reading and written tasks which is useful preparation for the work place.

Entry requirements

GCSE English grade C or higher and ideally GCSE Citizenship (shortcourse) Grade C.

Future opportunities

This is a well-respected academic subject and possible careers include: advertising, broadcasting, journalism, law, marketing, local government, civil service, public relations and teaching.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RR6 Wimbledon directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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