Government and Politics will enable students to study a number of issues which are of contemporary national and global importance. The course will give pupils a good insight into how the UK government works, the significance of ideology and its impact on political parties.
Due to the broad nature of the subject, and the skills acquired throughout the course, it combines well with other arts and humanities subjects. Government and Politics is a useful subject for students applying for university courses in history, law, journalism or teaching.
6 GCSEs A* – C, including a B in English Language. No prior learning in Politics is required.