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Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Department Staff

Mr T Finn-Kelcey - Head of Faculty

Government and Politics

At A level students will study for the Edexcel examination.

The course comprises 3 papers, as follows:

Component 1 UK Politics

  • Political Participation (you will study Democracy, Political Parties, Elections, Voting behaviour and Media Representation)
  • Core ideas (Liberalism, Conservatism and Socialism)

Component 2 UK Government

  • UK Government (You will study the UK Constitution, PM and Cabinet, Parliament and the Judiciary)
  • Optional ideas (choose one from anarchism, ecologism, feminism, multiculturalism and nationalism)

Component 3 Comparative Politics

  • Global Politics