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Governement and Politics at St Birinus School

Course description


  • Unit 1 People and Politics.
  • Unit 2 Governing the UK.


  • Unit 3 Representative Processes in the USA.
  • Unit 4 Governing the USA.

    AS concentrates upon the main elements of democratic government in the United Kingdom.Students study the key links between the people of the UK and its government, eg. elections, political parties and groups such as Greenpeace. The key processes of government, based on parliament, cabinet and the judiciary, within the context of the UK constitution. A2 looks at the main elements of democratic government in the United States.

  • Entry requirements

    If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.

    However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

    How to apply

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

    Last updated date: 09 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years