Will Donald Trump be re-elected in 2020. How will Brexit be resolved? What is Democracy, and how does it work? Government and Politics explores these questions and provides the answers through the study of the UK and USA political systems. This course is always topical.
If you’re interested in society, politics and debating topical issues then combine your study of History or Politics with A Level English Literature.
Topics you will study:
US Politics and the comparison with British Politics
Ideologies of Anarchism, Conservatism, Liberalism and Socialism
The relevance of Government and Politics
Throughout the year guest speakers, debate and visits are integral to the course.
General entry criteria apply plus GCSE English Language at Grade 5 and Grade 4 in another traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature.
Future careers from studying Politics can include becoming a politician, law professional
or teacher. Some learners become entrepreneurial and enter the world of business. The Universities of Manchester and Birmingham are popular destinations for our learners to develop their passion for politics, Developing debating and public speaking skills for a wide range of jobs.