A Level Government + Politics

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Politics shapes our lives – what we can do, the type of society we live in, the chances we have to succeed. This course is for people who want to understand more about how politics and government actually work. You will learn about the grand ideas and vibrant movements that are transforming the world around us, and also see how seemingly arcane customs and obscure committees hold enormous power.

This course explains 'the rules' of how politics works and looks at how people and politicians operate within – and bend – these rules. Both sections are examined in two ninety-minute written exams. To excel, you will need to put aside any preconceptions about politics and keep your eyes open to the…

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Politics shapes our lives – what we can do, the type of society we live in, the chances we have to succeed. This course is for people who want to understand more about how politics and government actually work. You will learn about the grand ideas and vibrant movements that are transforming the world around us, and also see how seemingly arcane customs and obscure committees hold enormous power.

This course explains 'the rules' of how politics works and looks at how people and politicians operate within – and bend – these rules. Both sections are examined in two ninety-minute written exams. To excel, you will need to put aside any preconceptions about politics and keep your eyes open to the world around you – the things you'll learn about in this course are happening all around you, every day.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

Basic English reading and writing skills are required.

It is recommended that 200 hours of your time should be allocated towards study for the A Level Examinations.

Unit 1: GOVP1 – People, Politics and Participation. Unit 2: GOVP2 – Governing Modern Britain. Unit 3A: - GOV3A the Politics of the USA. Unit 3B: - GOV3B Ideologies. Unit 3C: - GOV3C Politics and Power. Unit 4: GOV4A the Government of the USA. Unit 4B: GOV4B Political Issues: Ideologies in Action. Unit 4C: GOV4C Perspectives on Modern Politics.

UK Open Learning will provide you with a list of examination centres but it is entirely your responsibility to find a centre which will accept you as an external candidate. In some cases you should be prepared to travel to another town or city to take your exams.

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Throughout the course there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked questions, to enable students to monitor their progress.

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