Politics A-Level Part 1

This course will expand your knowledge of elections, referendums and nationalism and help you develop an understanding of current political issues in the world. It will also improve your transferable skills, such as research, and build your analytical and critical thinking ability.

PET offers A-levels in two parts. Upon completing Part 1, you can choose either to take your AS exam (a qualification marking the first year of a full A-level) or continue on to Part 2 to build up to a full A-level.

The course consists of the following units:

1. Democracy and political parties
2. Elections and voting behaviour
3. The Constitution and Parliament
4. The Executive and relations between institutions

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Five written assignments. These do not contribute toward the final grade.

Exams: Two, each are 1 hour 45 minutes, and contribute 50% of the overall grade.

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Organize and facilitate exams.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next?  Politics A-Level Part 2

Find Out More: From NEC here


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