Government & Politics

Minimum Entry Criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in English Language or 7 in History

May be accepted on the course: 6 in English Language or 6 in History

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

  • Unit 1: UK Politics
  • Part 1: The UK Political system
  • Part 2: Core Ideological Ideas: Liberalism, Conservatism & Socialism
  • Unit 2: UK Government
  • Part 1: UK Parliament, Prime Minister and Judiciary
  • Part 2: Alternative Ideological Ideas: Anarchism, Feminism, Multiculturalism, Nationalism and Ecologism
  • Unit 3: Comparative US Politics
  • The US Political system

Assessment

 

Type of Assessment

Duration

Weighting

1

Written Examination

2 hours

33.3%

2

Written Examination

2 hours

33.3%

3

Written Examination

2 hours

33.3%