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AQA’s Government and Politics will enable students to develop a wide range of skills including the ability to comprehend, synthesise and interpret political information; analyse and evaluate political knowledge; identify connections, similarities and differences between the areas studied. You will select relevant material and construct and communicate arguments clearly and coherently using appropriate political vocabulary.
At AS-Level, candidates will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the political system of the UK. At AS, the specification concentrates on People, Politics and Participation.
The course can be taken in the following ways:
- Within KC Sixth with another two, possibly three A-Levels, tutorial and optional EPQ and Core maths
- As an ‘add on’ to a Full Time Level 3 Study Programme at the College, for example alongside a BTEC Extended Diploma
- As a stand-alone part-time course
How will I be assessed?
You can continue studying at A2 and then progress to employment or university, to follow a wide range of related subjects in Social Science, Humanities and public sector careers.
The entry requirements for this course are:
5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above (A*-C) which must include Maths.
GCSE English Language at Grade 6 (or B).
If you would like to study this course part-time, please contact the A-Level tutor:
Stephen Roberts: Stephen.Roberts@kendal.ac.uk
If you would like to study a full-time programme of A-levels, please complete a full-time application form.
Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on email@example.com for details. More about Student Finance.