Government & Politics

Minimum entry criteria

B grade in GCSE English

B Grade GCSE in a humanities subject

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

Component 1: UK Politics

Part 1: The UK Political system

Part 2: Core Ideological Ideas: Liberalism, Conservatism & Socialism

Component 2: UK Government

Part 1: UK Parliament, Prime Minister and Judiciary

Part 2: Alternative Ideological Ideas: Anarchism, Feminism, Multiculturalism, Nationalism and Ecologism

Component 3: Comparative US Politics 

  • The US Political system

Component

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

 

1

Written Examination

2 Hours

33%

2

Written Examination

2 Hours

33%

3

Written Examination

2 Hours

33%