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Politics A Level at East Sussex College

Course description

On this course you will study the following modules in the first year: Political Participation in UK Politics and Government of the UK. In the 'Participation in UK Politics' module you will study the opportunities that people have to participate in UK Politics at the national & local levels (Elections, Pressure Groups & Parties). In the 'Government of the UK' module you will study the key institutions such as the Government (P.M. & Cabinet), Parliament and the Courts. In the second year of the course you will study Politics in the USA and The Comparison Between Politics in the USA and UK. This course provides a broad-based background in political theories and practices, which will allow you to develop skills in analysing and evaluating the current political scene.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.


You will be assessed through 2 written examinations.

Future opportunities

This course provides a number of qualifications providing the pathway to university or employment. Employment opportunities with a politics background include Journalism, Civil Service or working with pressure groups.

Further information

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 30 January 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: 1014/011
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