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Government and Politics AS at Bushey Meads School

Course description

Unit 1 - People and Politics
- Democracy and Political Participation
- Elections (including reform)
- Party Policies and Ideas
- Pressure Groups

Unit 2 - Governing the UK
- The Prime Minister and Cabinet
- Parliament
- Constitution (including reform)
- Judges and Civil Liberties

Unit 3C - Representative Processes in the USA
- Elections and voting
- Political parties
- Pressure groups
- Racial and ethnic politics

Unit 4C - Governing the USA
- The Constitution
- The Supreme Court
- Congress
- Presidency

Entry requirements

A grade C at GCSE English Language is normally required, but no previous experience of Politics is necessary - very few students have studied this subject at school. However, enthusiasm and willingness to learn are essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bushey Meads School directly.

Last updated date: 24 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years