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Citizenship AS at Settle College

Course description

As a course, Citizenship has elements of Politics, Law and Sociology. It gives an insight into modern day Britain and is broken into the following units:

Course content

Unit 1 Identity, Rights and Responsibilities
Identity: What does it mean to be British? What is a citizen? Perceptions of Being ’British’. How socially diverse is Britain? Are we all equal citizens? Prejudice, discrimination and disadvantage. How can discrimination and disadvantage be reduced? Rights and Responsibilities: What are my rights and responsibilities? How are my rights protected and supported? The legal framework: protecting the citizen. How do the courts protect my rights?

Unit 2 Democracy, Active Citizenship and Participation
Making a difference: Who can make a difference? Who holds power in the UK? The citizen and political power in the UK. How can I make a difference? How citizens can get involved? Citizenship in action—citizens working together to bring about change. Active citizenship skills and participation. Becoming an informed citizen. The participating citizen. Being an active citizen.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 July 2015

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