Politics A Level

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences

What will you be working towards?

Code 1014/021
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


On this course you will study the following modules in the first year: Political Participation in UK Politics and Government of the UK. In Participation in UK Politics you will study Elections, Pressure Groups and Democracy and Political Participation. In Government of the UK you will study issues relating to government and the role of the Executive. 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.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed through 2 written examinations.

Entry requirements

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.

Your next steps...

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.