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.
- Qualification type:
- AS and A level
- Government and Politics
- Specification codes:
- UK and international
- First teaching:
- First assessment:
Why choose this specification?
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.
The course will give your learners a foundation of political knowledge on which to develop skills for citizenship and further study. With an emphasis on contemporary politics and current areas of constitutional concern, it puts the UK in the context of the EU and the wider world.
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