Government and Politics AS/A2 Level at South Downs College
Anyone with an interest in current affairs and a desire to seek explanations for events will enjoy this course.
You will need to have an open mind and be able to communicate clearly: both verbally and in written work.
AS level – You will study issues such as the role of pressure groups and parties, the differing styles of Prime Ministers and much more. You will examine and apply key concepts such as power, authority and democracy.
A2 level – Having achieved the AS level, you can go on to study the political ideologies of liberalism, conservatism, socialism, anarchism, nationalism, feminism, ecologism and multi-culturalism.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English Language and usually Mathematics.
Both the AS and the A2 level are ultimately assessed by two exams, each about 1 1/2 hours long
A good A level pass in a range of subjects will assist you to progress to higher education or appropriate employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Downs College directly.