Government and Politics - AS Level at RR6 Wimbledon
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.
GCSE English grade C or higher and ideally GCSE Citizenship (shortcourse) Grade C.
This is a well-respected academic subject and possible careers include: advertising, broadcasting, journalism, law, marketing, local government, civil service, public relations and teaching.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RR6 Wimbledon directly.