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Government and Politics at Island Innovation VI Form Campus

Course description

Studying Politics helps you acquire a range of skills such as written and verbal communication, presenting and defending an argument and working with information in order to reach a judgement about differing points of view. You will also keep very up-to-date with current affairs, making Politics a dynamic subject which is always relevant to what is going on in our country and the wider world.

Course content

AS and A2 Level Government and Politics are varied courses which cover a range of subject matter and aim to provide an engaging and diverse learning experience. This course will be taught in a variety of ways, from the knowledge of specialist teachers, group discussion, student presentation, individual research, online learning and the study of political documents. Where possible, fieldwork will take place to consolidate learning. as units include: People, politics and participation, and governing modern Britain a2 units include: Ideologies and political issues

Entry requirements

5 A* -  C grades at GCSE

Future opportunities

Government and Politics offers a broad range of skills that can be applied to almost any university course or career paths. You will learn to examine evidence, to argue logically and explicitly. You will have the opportunity to present your opinions through a variety of mediums. Politics will work very well with any of the other humanities on offer and is looked at favourably by admissions tutors at universities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Island Innovation VI Form Campus directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September