UK Politics Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification Content overview 1. Political Participation, students will study: democracy and participation, political parties, electoral systems, voting behaviour and the media. 2. Core Political Ideas, students will study: conservatism, liberalism, socialism.
UK Government Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification Content overview 1. UK Government, students will study: the constitution, parliament, Prime Minister and executive, relationships between the branches. 2. Optional Political Ideas, students will study one idea from the following: anarchism, ecologism, feminism, multiculturalism, nationalism.
Comparative Politics Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification Students study the USA Content overview For USA students will study: the US Constitution and federalism, US congress, US presidency, US Supreme Court, democracy and participation, civil rights.
We recommend students purchase the exam board endorsed textbook to support their learning:
Edexcel GCE Politics AS and A-level Student Book and eBook by Dr Graham Goodlad (Author)