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Government & Politics

AS Government and Politics

Two external exams of 90 minutess each (this will change to a linear A level 1st teaching to begin Sept 2017).

Unit 1

ComprIsing 4 topics:- Politics, Democracy and Participation; Electoral Systems; Political Parties; Pressure Groups.

Unit 2

Comprising 4 topics:- The Constitution; Parliament; The Core Executive; Multi-Level Governance.

At A2

Two 90 minute papers.

Unit 3A

The Electoral Process and Direct Democracy; Political Parties; Voting Behaviour; Pressure Groups.

Unit 4A

The Constitutional Framework of US Government; US Congress; the Executive Branch of Government; the Judicial Branch, the US Supreme Court.