Politics A Level at The Billericay School
Unit 1 - UK Politics
1. Political Participation, students will study: democracy and participation, political parties, electoral systems, voting behaviour and the media.
2. Core Political Ideas, students will study: conservatism, liberalism, socialism (A-level only).
Unit 2 - UK Government
1. UK Government, students will study: the constitution, parliament, Prime Minister and executive, relationships between the branches.
2. Optional Political Ideas, students will study: one idea from the following anarchism, ecologism, feminism, multiculturalism, nationalism (A-level only).
Unit 3 – Comparative Politics
Students will study US politics: the US Constitution and federalism, US congress, US presidency, US Supreme Court, democracy and participation, civil rights (A-level only).
GCSE grade 5 in English language or literature.
All examinations will take place at the end of the course.
The AS qualification is completely separate.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Billericay School directly.