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What you will study

  1. 1. AS / A2 Government & Politics What you will study Unit 1: People & Politics Democracy and political participation Party Policies and Ideas Elections Pressure Groups Unit 2: Governing in the UK The Constitution Parliament The Prime Minister and Cabinet Judges and Civil Liberties AS Unit 1 = 50% of AS 25% of total GCE + Unit 2 = 50% of AS 25% of total GCE A2 Unit 3 = 50% of A2 25% of total GCE + Unit 4 = 50% of A2 25% of total GCE Unit 3: Key Themes in Political Analysis Introducing Political Ideologies Liberalism Conservatism Socialism Anarchism Unit 4: Extended Themes in Political Analysis Global Political Issues Conflict, War and Terrorism Poverty and Development Environmental Issues Human Rights
  2. 2. ASSESSMENT CRITERIA Knowledge and Understanding / Analysis and Evaluation/ Being able to communicate and construct coherent arguments. (answering an essay style question – need to show up to date political awareness) 25 c Knowledge and Understanding / Analysis and evaluation of political information. (What are…Why do…Explain…) 10 b Knowledge and Understanding (definition of / features) 5 a Assessment focus Marks Question Answer 2 questions from a choice of 4. UNIT 1: Duration: 1 hour 20 mins Knowledge and Understanding / Analysis and Evaluation/ Being able to communicate and construct coherent arguments. (answering an essay style question – need to show up to date political awareness) 25 c Answer one extended question from a choice of 2. Worth 40 marks You NEED to: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding Show the ability to analyses and evaluate political information. Construct and communicate coherent arguments. (How effective… should….) Section B Knowledge and Understanding / Analysis and evaluation of political information. (What are…Why do…Explain…) 10 b Knowledge and Understanding (definition of / features) 5 a Assessment focus Marks Question Answer 1 stimulus question from a choice of 2 UNIT 2: Section A: Duration: 1 hour 20 mins

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