Government & Politics at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School
Outline of the Course
Unit 1: UK Politics
Part 1: The UK Political system
Part 2: Core Ideological Ideas: Liberalism, Conservatism & Socialism
Unit 2: UK Government
Part 1: UK Parliament, Prime Minister and Judiciary
Part 2: Alternative Ideological Ideas: Feminism
Component 3: Comparative US Politics
- The US Political system
Minimum entry criteria:
Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in English Language or 7 in History
May be accepted on the course: 6 in English Language or 6 in History
Type of Assessment
There is likely to be a class visit to London in the Autumn term to a conference addressed by prominent politicians. The total cost of this will be in the region of £35.
Advanced GCE in Government and Politics could lead to a wide range of careers and higher education courses. You could take it with other advanced level courses or equivalent to prepare for higher education in areas of Governments and Politics or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Government and Politics such as working for the local or national government within areas of housing, tax, education, travel and other areas of government. You could also train further to become a member of parliament! The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the government related sectors.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.