Edexcel A level Government and Politics (2008)

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Students of our Edexcel A level in Government and Politics will develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes. They will gain an understanding of the structures of authority and power within the UK's political system and how these may differ from those of other political systems.

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Edexcel A level Government and Politics specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Subject:
Government and Politics
Specification codes:
8GP01,
9GP01
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2008
First assessment:
2009

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Our Edexcel A level Government and Politics specification enables students to develop an insight into political beliefs, central to an understanding of the modern world.

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Our Edexcel A level in Government and Politics gives you an insight into political beliefs that’s central to an understanding of the modern world. There’s an emphasis on contemporary politics and current areas of constitutional concern, putting the UK in the context of the EU and the wider world.

You’ll specialise in different areas to develop a deeper understanding of aspects of the subject at a higher level.

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