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Government and Politics AS at Therfield School

Course description

Representation in the UK (examination) Governing the UK (examination) Constitutional reform in the UK (examination)

Entry requirements

Students who wish to take Government and Politics should have 5 A* - C at GCSE, with at least a Grade C in English and the Humanities. An interest in current affairs is a must, as students will be expected to keep abreast of this ever-changing subject.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Government and Politics, which could lead onto higher education in areas of Governments and Politics or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Government and Politics such as working for the local or national government within areas of housing, tax, education, travel and other areas of government. You could also train further to become a member of parliament! You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the government related sectors.

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 Therfield School directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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