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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Politics A Level

Level 3

Course code: AG3394K
Type: Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: A Levels,Humanities & Social Sciences
Location: Ludlow
Fee: Additional Costs - £20.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

Lively, relevant, and controversial: there is no doubt that A level Politics is one of the most interesting and engaging qualifications you can choose, and it is not surprising that it is currently one of the fastest growing A levels in the UK. Covering news and current affairs from the UK and US, it helps you understand how our country is run and develops your research, written communication and debating skills, your confidence and your grasp of vital current affairs.

Why choose us

New to Ludlow College for 2023, Politics is an ideal complement to traditional humanities such as History and English Literature and social sciences such as Economics and Sociology. If you see a future in government, the civil service, the media, or international organisations, this subject is for you.

What you could do next

Politics A level is ideal if you’re considering studying politics, sociology, ethics, advertising or journalism at university. It is highly regarded by employers in industries including politics, international organisations, the media, government and the civil service.

Popular modules

  • Government and Politics of the UK

  • Government and Politics of the USA and Comparative Politics

  • Political Ideas

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via 3 external written Exams

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C), including English and Maths. Applications from mature students are also welcomed.