Government and Politics A Level at New College Nottingham
Democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, communism and republic – how do these political systems work and what impact do they have on citizens around the
Government and politics affects every aspect of our lives; our freedoms, our laws, the opportunities we have to succeed in life. At home in the UK debate continues on immigration, the health services and education.
In other countries people are fighting for equal rights for women, access to schooling for children and the abolition of dangerous working conditions. Find out how global politics has developed over the centuries and where we’re heading in the future.
You will study the features of government and political systems at local, national and international levels. You do not need to have studied the subject before, but you must have an interest in politics and current affairs. Topics include: people and politics; governing the UK; political ideologies including liberalism, feminism, Marxism and nationalism.
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language and Maths.
You’ll take exams
You could progress to a related higher education course such as politics, political studies, political history, sociology or international relations.
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How to apply
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