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Government and Politics A Level at Queens` School

Course description

Component 1: UK Politics (*Paper code: 9PL0/01)
Democracy, political parties, electoral systems, voting behaviour and the media, conservatism, liberalism, socialism.

Component 2: UK Government (*Paper code: 9PL0/02)
The constitution, parliament, Prime Minister and executive, relationships between the branches, and Anarchism.

Component 3: Comparative Politics (*Paper code: 9PL0/3B)
Theories of Global Politics, sovereignty and globalisation, global governance: political and economic, global governance: human rights and environmental, power and developments, regionalism and the European Union.

Entry requirements

Students must also have a C grade or above in GCSE Maths and
English. 

Assessment

Exam 1: Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification 84 marks

Exam 2: Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification 84 marks

Exam 3: Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification 84 marks

Future opportunities

Politics is about producing educated rounded human beings. Politics students go on to enter the top spheres of media, law, journalism and many other walks of life. But note: studying politics is worth it for the sheer love of the subject itself.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queens` School directly.

Last updated date: 23 August 2017
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