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Government and Politics A Level at Northolt High School

Course description

Government and Politics at A Level is the study a of political ideas, events and actions. It includes both understanding and explaining the world of that is all around us. You will learn about who weilds political power and how it is distributed, how different governments operate and interact, and how rules are made and enforced. In A Level Governemnt and Politics, you will explore who is involved in Politics, for example; the public, politicians and international organisations as well as the institutions and processes that they operate in. Politics affects virtually every aspect of our lives, including the the availability of education, jobs, housing and healthcare. Whether countries are at war or at peace depends both on what governments do and who supports them. Studying politics will allow you to engage with these political issues as well as help you develop a range of widely applicable skills.

Entry requirements

B grade in GCSE History, English or any other humanities

Future opportunities

Studying Government and Poltics will equip you with new skills as well as help you refine existing ones, including the ability arrive at decisions based on the analysis and synthesis of information and data. You will experience working and interacting with others about key issues in the current political climate and gain research and analytical skills. All of these are valuable skills, necessary for a carreer in any field.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 February 2017
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