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Government and Politics A level at Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy

Course description

Year 12

Unit 1: People, Politics and Participation (25% of A level)

  • Participation and voting behaviour
  • Electoral systems
  • Political parties
  • Pressure groups and protest movements

Unit 2: Governing Modern Britain (25% of A level)

  • The British constitution
  • Parliament
  • The core executive
  • Multi-level governance


Year 13

Unit 3:  The Politics of the USA (25% of A level)

  • The electoral process and direct democracy
  • Political parties
  • Voting behaviour
  • Pressure groups

Unit 4: The Government of the USA (25% of A level)

  • The constitutional framework of the US government
  • The legislative branch of the government: US congress
  • The executive branch of the government
  • The judicial branch of the government: the supreme court

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement to study at Knights Academy is at least 3 GCSEs A*-C plus English and Maths at grade 6

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2016
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