Government and Politics A Level at St Marys Catholic College
Unit 3: Representative Process in the USA (25% of A Level) Students will study the contrasting systems that operate in the US version of democracy. This includes a study of political parties, racial and ethnic issues and elections and voting.
Unit 4: Governing the USA (15% of A Level) Essentially this unit does the same as Unit 2 but concentrates on the features of government peculiar to the USA like the Congress, Supreme Court and Presidency.
A minimum of five GCSE passes at Grade C or above, including English.
Each unit will be assessed in an end-of-year external examination.
A politics qualification will enhance your understanding of democracy, the law, the role of individuals within society and the mechanics of government at a local, national and international level. Politics students go into a very wide variety of different careers and courses of study including politics itself, the law, international relations, the media, and many others.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Marys Catholic College directly.