Politics is a fascinating and complex subject, and this home study A level course will provide you with a firm grasp of its underlying principles and systems. If you are interested in improving your knowledge of and engagement with contemporary politics, this course wil develop your understanding of authority and power within the UK and US political systems.
Unit 1: Democracy and political parties
Unit 2: Elections and voting behaviour
Unit 3: The Constitution and Parliament
Unit 4: The Executive and relations between institutions
Unit 5: Conservation and liberalism
Unit 6: Socialism and nationalism
Unit 7: US Constitution and Congress
Unit 8: The US President and Supreme Court
Unit 9: Democracy and participation in the US
Unit 10: Comparing the UK and the US
Suitability - Who should attend?
No formal qualifications are required, but essay-writing skills are advisable.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
GCE A Level or equivalent
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