Assessment

Component 1

Written examination: 2 hours

33⅓% of the qualification 84 marks


Section A: Political Participation One 30-mark question from a choice of two (each question uses a source) – students must complete one of these. Plus one 30-mark question from a choice of two – students must complete one of these. All questions assess AO1, AO2 and AO3.

Section B: Core Political Ideas One 24-mark question from a choice of two, which assesses AO1, AO2 and AO3.

Component 2

Written examination: 2 hours

33⅓% of the qualification 84 marks


Section A: Political Participation One 30-mark question from a choice of two (each question uses a source) – students must complete one of these. Plus one 30-mark question from a choice of two – students must complete one of these. All questions assess AO1, AO2 and AO3.

Section B: Non-Core Political Ideas One 24-mark question from a choice of two, which assesses AO1, AO2 and AO3.

Component 3

Written examination: 2 hours

33⅓% of the qualification 84 marks


Section A: One 12-mark question from a choice of two, which assesses AO1 and AO2.

Section B: One compulsory 12-mark question focused on comparative theories, which assesses AO1 and AO2.

Section C: Two 30-mark questions from a choice of three, which assess AO1, AO2 and AO3.