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Government and Politics AS/A-Level at The Appleton School

Course description

AQA’s GCE Government and Politics will enable students to develop a wide range of skills including the ability to comprehend, synthesise and interpret political information; analyse and evaluate political knowledge; identify connections, similarities and differences between the areas studied; select relevant material and construct and communicate arguments clearly and coherently using appropriate political vocabulary.

Course content

People, Politics and Participation

Governing Modern Britain

The Politics of the USA

The Government of the USA
 

Assessment

People, Politics and Participation

50% of AS, 25% of A Level 80 marks
1 hour 30 minutes written examination

Governing Modern Britain

50% of AS, 25% of A Level 80 marks
1 hour 30 minutes written examination

The Politics of the USA

25% of A Level 80 marks
1 hour 30 minutes written examination

The Government of the USA

25% of A Level 80 marks
1 hour 30 minutes written examination

Future opportunities

  • Politics
  • Law
  • Local Government
  • Civil Service
  • Media
  • Education
  • Journalism

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Appleton School directly.

Last updated date: 21 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years

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