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    I'm 16 right now and I am currently trying to choose my A-Levels. I'm quite interested in choosing Government and Politics, but don't know much about it. Could someone please tell me some things about the course; such as what it is mainly focused on, and whether it is any fun or if it just gets boring. Also, maybe the exam style?

    Thank you, I'm new to this :P
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    In my opinion it is fun! But then again I'm the student in the class who sits at the front and answers every question in my class. I'm not normally so keen but politics is my favourite lesson. In year 12 you should be doing 2 units: people and politics and governing the UK.

    Unit 1 you will learn about politics in general in the UK so the electoral systems, democracy, the UK parties alongside their history and ideologies and also about pressure groups. As you can see unit 1 is learning about the systems that form politics in general.

    Unit 2 is more about how it works therefore has the topics: constitution, PM and cabinet, the judiciary and Parliament. Personally I preferred unit 1 as it flowed easier in my head. But unit 2 is when you start to feel more educated in politics.

    Overall, I believe the difficulty isn't hard, you must put the work in for any subject, learn the structure of how to answer exam questions and make sure you have no gaps in your knowledge. The grades are very close to each other marks wise for edexcel so you want to make sure to be aiming for a grade higher than what you want.


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    ok thank you!
 
 
 
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