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Government & Politics at Fakenham Academy (College)

Course description

At AS you will concentrate upon UK Politics. The first half of the course looks at Political Parties, Pressure Groups, Electrical Systems an Voting Behaviour. The objective is to construct a picture of how a UK citizen can become a political 'actor' upon the 'stage' of UK democracy. The second half of the course looks at the UK Government and how it 'runs' the country.

At A2 you will concentrate upon US Politics. you will examine both the unique nature of US politics and the precise shape of its system of government. You will come to understand the origins of the USA as well as the differing roles of the President, the Congress and the Supreme Court. The stark contrast with the UK system of government will be highlighted.

Entry requirements

No specific subjects are pre-requisites, simply the standard College entry requirements.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fakenham Academy (College) directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years