Government and Politics FAST TRACK A Level
by NCC Home Learning, St Helens
NCC Home Learning offers this full A- Level course in Government and Politics. By the end of your course, your knowledge and awareness of the world around you and of current affairs should be significantly enhanced. You should also have developed your ability to analyse information and to communicate detailed and complex arguments effectively.
Government and Politics is a dynamic and ever-changing subject, and it is essential that you are familiar with contemporary issues, developments and debates. A-Level examinations in this subject will ask some questions specifically designed to assess if candidates are following contemporary politics by reading the different newspapers and following current affairs programmes on radio and television. Having an interest and knowledge in such matters is a major advantage to studying this subject.
However, knowledge of current affairs is not sufficient alone, and you need to absorb and digest lots of information while studying this course. Wider reading is always advised, not only of the recommended course textbook, but also of other books which can be recommended by your course tutor.
It will be difficult to do well in the end of course examinations if you cannot include relevant important examples in your answer. Candidates who do not read a quality newspaper or listen to or watch current affairs programmes can only hope to obtain a high grade if they have quite extraordinary knowledge, and even then are unlikely to do as well as candidates who read newspapers and who follow the news and current affairs programmes on radio and television.
Format of Course
From 2008 onwards, Government & Politics, like most A-Levels, is altering its format and reducing the number of units/modules from 6 to 4. This means that there are two units to be studied at AS Level (1 and 2), and two units to be studies at A2 Level (3 and 4).
The course is therefore divided into four papers or modules, two at AS Level and two at A2 Level. At AS...
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Normal price: £450.00
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