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A Level Government and Politics at Rosedale College

Course description

In the first year you will study British politics, initially focussing on how individuals can participate. We will investigate the nature of democracy, political parties, pressure groups and elections. We will then move on to examine the political institutions in the UK, our constitution, parliament, the Prime Minister and the judiciary. In the second year we turn our attention to global politics and examine topics such as terrorism, environmental issues and human rights in a global context. Examination – two for AS year, two for A2 year. Students of Government and Politics are well-prepared for many different careers in a whole range of fields, such as the civil service, banking, consultancy and, of course, the political world itself.

Entry requirements

5 A*-C GCSE grades or the equivalent, including C in Maths and English.'

Future opportunities

Government and Politics is complemented by other subjects such as History, English and Economics, but none of these are a necessity. Students of Government and Politics are well-prepared for many different careers in a whole range of fields, such as the civil service, banking, consultancy and, of course, the political world itself.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rosedale College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

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

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