Newton's Pendulum

It is the perfect course for those looking to deepen their understanding of the world we live in, as well as those looking to study the subject at university level.

Description

A Level Politics


Course code: 7152

Delivery method: Classroom / Online

Course duration: 24 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: AQA A Politics

Awarding body: AQA

Are you intrigued by politics?

Curious about government, how it works and what it is really for?

Planning a career in the civil service?

Then A Politics is the course for you. It is the perfect course for those looking to deepen their understanding of the world we live in, as well as those looking to study the subject at university level.

If you want to understand why the political system is the way it is and how this can be influenced and shaped then you will find this course both informative and intriguing.

Overview / Skills

A Level Politics enables you to develop a critical understanding of politics, its processes and the ability to critically evaluate the system. This encourages you to be an informed and active citizen. You will cover politics in the USA and the UK and look at subjects like people, politics and participation as well as how Britain is governed in the modern day.

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by AQA), you will have achieved an internationally recognised AQA A Level Politics.

You will develop your critical thinking skills and the ability to interpret, evaluate and comment.
You will develop an awareness of the nature of politics and the relationship between political ideas as well as institutions and processes.
You will develop an understanding of the structures of authority and how the political system in the United Kingdom works, you will also exam the differences with other systems.
You will gain an informed understanding of the rights and the responsibilities of the individual.
You will develop a passion in contemporary politics.

Course outline

This course is divided into 3 units:

• the government and politics of the UK

• the government and politics of the USA, and comparative politics

• political ideas.