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IB Global Politics Level 3 at LAT16 Wilmington Academy

Course description

Global politics is an exciting, dynamic subject that draws on a variety of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. The study of global politics enables students to critically engage with different and new perspectives and approaches to politics in order to comprehend the challenges of the changing world and become aware of their role in it as active global citizens. 

Course content

1.  Assessment Objective - Knowledge and understanding of key political concepts

2. Assessment Objective - Application and analysis. Apply knowledge of key political concepts

3. Assessment Objective - Synthesis and evaluation. To compare, contrast, synthesize & evaluate.

4. Assessment Objective - Use and application of appropriate skills to produce well-structured written material

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 9-4 grades in GCSE Examinations including English and Maths.


All standard level & higher level students complete a common core entitled ‘People, Power & Politics’. This consists of four core units:  Power, Sovereignty & International Relations: Human Rights: Development: Peace & Conflict.

Future opportunities

Law, Journalism, Media, Civil Service, Local Government, International Relations, Business, Researchers e.g. for MP’s – MEP’s – Politics – European Union. The IBCP promotes students to become critical thinkers who understand the interdisciplinary nature of learning. Students are encouraged to develop reasoning skills, problem-solving skills and lateral-thinking skills, all valuable to future employers. The IBCP is internationally recognised and accepted by Universities and at Standard Level is equivalent to between 11 and 70 UCAS points depending on the grade achieved.

University Courses: Politics, Law, Media, Business Studies, European Studies, Public Administration, International Relations, History.

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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Key information

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