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Politics A Level at Alsager School

Course description

Students will study a range of political concepts, institutions and case studies
* AS modules will focus on British Government and Politics
* A2 modules will focus on American Government and Politics.
AS Level
* Unit 1 People, politics and participation 50%
* Voting, elections, parties, pressure groups and protest
* Unit 2 Governing modern Britain 50%
* Constitution, parliament, prime minister
A2 Level
* Unit 3 Government of the USA 50%
* Congress, president, supreme court
* Unit 4 Politics of the USA 50%
* Democracy, voting, pressure groups, parties

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements although you should have gained a B or above in a related subject such as English or History.

Assessment

AS
100% Exams

A2
100% Exams

Future opportunities

Many of our students go on to study Politics at University or combine it with a complimentary course such as History. Others have found the skills developed in A Level Politics a useful background for degrees in Law, Journalism and Media Studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alsager School directly.

Last updated date: 12 January 2016
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