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Government and Politics A Level at Kemnal Technology College

Course description

Year 12:

Unit 1 People and Politics

  • Democracy; political parties; elections and pressure groups.

Unit 2 Governing the UK

  • The executive and legislative bodies; the UK constitution and the issue of sovereignty; the roles of Prime Minister, the Cabinet and the Judiciary.

Year 13:

Unit 3 Introducing Political Ideologies

  • Liberal ideology; conservative ideology; socialist ideology and anarchist ideology.

Unit 4 Global Political Issues

  • Global conflict including terrorism and the war on terror; the growth of nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction; global poverty and political attempts to reduce it; the global environmental crisis and issues of human rights.

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE English.

Future opportunities

A qualification in Government and Politics is ideal for anyone thinking about careers in the government, civil service, charity sector, journalism or law.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years