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Goverment and Politics A Level at South Bromsgrove High

Course description

Module 1 Title
People, Politics and participation

Participation and voting behaviour, electoral systems, political parties, pressure groups and protest movements.
11/2 hour examination, 50% of As level, 25% of A level

Module 2 Title
Governing Modern Britain

The British constitution, the role and function of parliament, The Core Executive; the Prime Minister and the Cabinet, multi-level governance; Devolution and the role of the European Union.

Module 3 Title
Politics of the USA

Election and direct democracy, voting behaviour in the USA, political parties of the USA, and Pressure groups of the USA.
11/2 hour examination, 25% of A level

Module 4 Title
Government of the USA

The Constitution of the USA, The Supreme Court and the protection of rights and liberties, The Executive (Presidency) and Congress.
11/2 hour examination, 25% of A level

Entry requirements

Ideally GCSE Grade B and above in History or Geography. Others will be assessed individually on merit.

Future opportunities

Limitless. Politics, Local government, Civil Service, Journalism, Teaching, Law…

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Bromsgrove High directly.

Last updated date: 23 June 2015

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