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Government and Politics A Level at The Quest Academy

Course description

Government and Politics is designed to encourage students to develop their critical thinking skills and enhance their ability to interpret, evaluate and comment on the nature of politics. Students acquire knowledge of the structures of authority and power within the political system of the United Kingdom and are encouraged to think and debate more widely about how other political systems may differ.

Course content

Unit 1: People, Politics and Participation (1 hour 30 minute written examination)
Unit 2: Governing Modern Britain (1 hour 30 minute written examination)
Unit 3: The Politics of the USA or Ideologies (1 hour 30 minute written examination)
Unit 4: The Government of the USA or Ideologies in Action (1 hour 30 minute written examination)

Entry requirements

The main entry requirements are at least a 6 in English Literature and English Language, and a Grade B in another Humanities subject (History, Geography, Religious Education and/or Citizenship).

Students should have the ability to consider evidence and draw conclusions. They should also have the ability to write fluently and analyse effectively. They should have an inquiring mind and enjoy research and be able to view events from differing perspectives.


Examination. Structured answers and essays

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Quest Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2017
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