Government and Politics

Examination Board Edexcel
Course Code: 8GP01 9GP01
AS Units 1 & 2
Unit1 People and Politics.
Unit 2 Governing the UK.
A2 Units 3 & 4
Unit 3 Representative Processes in the USA.
Unit 4 Governing the USA.

AS concentrates upon the main elements of democratic government in the United Kingdom. Students study the key links between the people of the UK and its government, eg. elections, political parties and groups such as Greenpeace. The key processes of government, based on parliament, cabinet and the judiciary, within the context of the UK constitution.

A2 looks at the main elements of democratic government in the United States.