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Politics A Level

This well-established course looks at issues in the news and applies these to the basic ideas of democracy in the UK and the way the UK is governed, comparing them with the USA. It also examines some of the political ideologies and political ideological ideas behind our contemporary political system, drawing upon historical events.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
A Levels
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Course Length
34 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 4/ C and above in examination based subjects including Maths at grade 4 and English at grade 4.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and exams.


Students can go on to higher education courses or employment.

Career Opportunities

  • Journalism
  • Local Government