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Politics A Level

The Politics A Level explores how politics shapes our lives the type of society we live in. This course is for people who want to understand more about how politics and government actually work.

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£529.00 or only £190.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Politics A Level

Awarding Body:Edexcel

Average Duration:360 hrs

Course Support:24 months expert tutor support

Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into university?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Politics is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university.

This specification is designed to encourage candidates to:

  • Develop their critical thinking skills and the ability to interpret, evaluate and comment
  • Develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes
  • Acquire knowledge and understanding of the structures of authority and power within the political system of the United Kingdom, and how these may differ from those of other political systems
  • Acquire knowledge and informed understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the individual
  • Develop an interest in and engagement with contemporary politics 

This course allows learners to earn UCAS points depending on the grade gained:

A* – 56
A – 48
B – 40
C – 32
D – 24
E – 16

Recommended Reading

  • British Politics in Focus, Roy Bentley et al, 2004.
  • American Politics and Society, David McKay, 2005.
  • The European Union and British Politics, Andrew Geddes, 2003.

Edexcel Pearson Specification Code: 9PL0

 

Course Info

Course Title:Politics A Level

Awarding Body:Edexcel

Average Duration:360 hrs

Course Support:24 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills are required.

Assessment

To achieve the full Politics A Level you will be assessed across 3 units. All units will be assessed by three paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided in the Modules tab below.

 Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

Awarding Organisation

This course is designed to meet the specification of the Pearson Edexcel A Level in English Literature. Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall. The course is provided by our partner OSC.

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

Paper 1: UK Politics and Core Political Ideas
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 84 marks available
Percentage: 33.3% of the total A-Level
Assessed: Three questions

Paper 2: UK Government and Optional Political Idea
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 84 marks available
Percentage: 33.3% of the total A-Level
Assessed: Three questions

Paper 3: Comparative Politics- Government and Politics of the USA
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 84 marks available
Percentage: 33.3% of the total A-Level
Assessed: Four questions

  • The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
  • The course materials and support will be provided by OSC
  • You will get full tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
  • Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months.

 

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

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Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into university?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Politics is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university.

This specification is designed to encourage candidates to:

  • Develop their critical thinking skills and the ability to interpret, evaluate and comment
  • Develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes
  • Acquire knowledge and understanding of the structures of authority and power within the political system of the United Kingdom, and how these may differ from those of other political systems
  • Acquire knowledge and informed understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the individual
  • Develop an interest in and engagement with contemporary politics 

This course allows learners to earn UCAS points depending on the grade gained:

A* – 56
A – 48
B – 40
C – 32
D – 24
E – 16

Recommended Reading

  • British Politics in Focus, Roy Bentley et al, 2004.
  • American Politics and Society, David McKay, 2005.
  • The European Union and British Politics, Andrew Geddes, 2003.

Edexcel Pearson Specification Code: 9PL0

 

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills are required.

Assessment

To achieve the full Politics A Level you will be assessed across 3 units. All units will be assessed by three paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided in the Modules tab below.

 Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

  • The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
  • The course materials and support will be provided by OSC
  • You will get full tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
  • Our A Levels come with tutor support for 24 months.

 

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

Paper 1: UK Politics and Core Political Ideas
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 84 marks available
Percentage: 33.3% of the total A-Level
Assessed: Three questions

Paper 2: UK Government and Optional Political Idea
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 84 marks available
Percentage: 33.3% of the total A-Level
Assessed: Three questions

Paper 3: Comparative Politics- Government and Politics of the USA
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours
Marks: 84 marks available
Percentage: 33.3% of the total A-Level
Assessed: Four questions

Awarding Organisation

This course is designed to meet the specification of the Pearson Edexcel A Level in English Literature. Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall. The course is provided by our partner OSC.

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

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