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From this specification students can take:

  • the AS course as a final qualification; or
  • the AS units plus the A2 units for a full GCE A level qualification.

There are two units at AS level and two units at A2:

Unit AS 1

The Government and Politics of Northern Ireland

Unit AS 2

The British Political Process

Unit A2 1

Option A: A Comparative Study of the Government and Politics of the United States of America and the United Kingdom

or

Option B: A Comparative Study of the Government and Politics of the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom

Unit A2 2

Option A: Political Power

or

Option B: Political Ideas.

See the full specification for more details.




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