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A2 - Government and Politics at Chase Terrace Technology College

Course description

AS Government and Politics is taught by Mr Barnes, Mr Ferguson and Mr Dowling and is a course that appeals to students who have a keen interest in current affairs. The AQA course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the UK political system; to comprehend, synthesise and interpret political information and to construct and communicate arguments clearly and coherently using appropriate political vocabulary.

Future opportunities

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.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chase Terrace Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 07 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year