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Government & Politics A Level at Samuel Ryder Academy

Course description

The course studies two principal topics, Contemporary Politics of the UK, and Contemporary Government of the UK. For the second topic students will study the composition, role and power of the UK Government, as well as the rights of the individual and the EU.

AS
Elections and Voting Behaviour; Government of the UK; Politics of the UK.

Students will study political parties, party systems, electoral systems, parliamentary elections, voting behaviour and party ideology.

A2

US Government and Politics - Edexcel

Students will study the composition, role and power of the UK Government, as well as the rights of the individual and the EU. - OCR

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSE grades A* to C including English and Mathematics is required in addition to the subject specific requirements for those subjects intended for study at Advanced Level or BTEC.

Candidates are also invited to attend an interview. On the basis of their interviews and in the case of external applications, a report from their current school is also required. An offer of a conditional place may then be made but the offer remains provisional until the students’ results are known.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Samuel Ryder Academy directly.

Last updated date: 23 March 2015
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Key information

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

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