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Government & Politics

A Level


 Lively, relevant, controversial… there are many ways to describe A Level Government and Politics. There’s no denying that it’s one of the most interesting and engaging qualifications you can choose. 

Covering news and current affairs from the UK and US, it helps you understand how the UK country is run and develops research, written communication and debate skills. It also helps grow your confidence. 

The political ideas studied have relevance to both of the systems of government and politics. The study of the four ideologies will enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of politics, political debate and political issues in both the UK and the USA. 

Government and Politics is designed to engage students in the nature of politics, enabling you to construct and communicate arguments clearly and coherently using the appropriate political vocabulary and relevant details. Studying politics at this level helps to develop higher-order analysis and evaluation skills, as well as critical persuasive writing and argument skills. 

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