Students of this course will gain a thorough grounding in both UK politics and world politics.

The course is broken down into the following components

Political participation.

Core political ideas.

UK Government.

Non-core political ideas.

USA or Global politics.


Three externally assessed examinations at the end of year 2. The examination is a combination of knowledge questions and evaluation questions. Each exam is 2 hours long.


You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5 or above

Where can it lead?

 A-Level politics opens a wide range of options for future careers and study in higher education institutions.