Government and Politics at Aston Academy
Simply, because it affects everything that you do. Studying Politics will give you a greater insight into society and the complexity surrounding decisions that are made. The course allows you to focus on some of today’s most interesting and significant issues and will give you a real insight into the workings of the modern world. You will: take part in heated debates, participate in active learning, compete in team projects and express your ideas in written work. You will be taken to Westminster and meet our local MP.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including Mathematics, English Language. If you have studied Geography or History at GCSE then a grade 5 or above is an advantage but not essential.
There will be three two-hour examinations at the end of the two year course (100%)
Politics is useful for a whole range of degree level subjects including: Psychology, Law, Sociology and many others. Students who take Politics can progress to a broad range of careers including: Law, Public service, Teaching and Journalism to name just some.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Adviser or a member of the Post 16 Team.
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.