Tameside College

A Level in Government and Politics

Tameside College
In Hyde

£395
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Typology A Level
Location Hyde
Duration 1 Year
  • A Level
  • Hyde
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

AS British Government and Politics. In Unit 1 students study Voting Behaviour, Political parties, electoral systems and pressure groups. Unit 2 includes Parliament, the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Constitution. A2 USA Government and Politics. The first unit at A2 focuses on voting, parties and pressure groups in the USA. In Unit 2 the government of the USA is studied. The role of the.

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Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Hyde
Clarendon Road, SK14 2JZ, Cheshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Hyde
Clarendon Road, SK14 2JZ, Cheshire, England
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· Requirements

For entry onto this course, you are required to have achieved at least 5 A-C grades at GCSE Level. English Language grade C is essential.

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Course programme


A Level in Government and Politics

Course Code: KL0001MQ/1
Category: AS/A2 Level
Centre: Hyde Clarendon
Start Date: 07/09/2010
Day(s) of Week: TUE/THU/FRI
Times: -
Duration: 1 year
Fee: £395
This course is free for school leavers (Aged 16-18)

Course Content: AS British Government and Politics

In Unit 1 students study Voting Behaviour, Political parties, electoral systems and pressure groups. Unit 2 includes Parliament, the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Constitution.

A2 USA Government and Politics

The first unit at A2 focuses on voting, parties and pressure groups in the USA. In Unit 2 the government of the USA is studied. The role of the President, Congress and the US Constitution are the key elements at this level.

Course Format: Learning will take place through lectures, classroom discussion, group work and assignments. Students produce presentations, essays and answer past papers on a regular basis. They are expected to complete homework and read outside the formal classes.

Progress is monitored through regular monitoring of students work. Formal internal assessments take place every half term and students sit external examinations in January (A2) and June. All exam papers are 1 ½ hours duration. There are two papers at AS and two at A2.

Progression: For students to progress to A2 they will require at least a grade D at AS Level. Application to University is encouraged and supported by the Student Services team.


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