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The expiry date of this unit is 31/07/2024.

Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU010484
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD1-Understanding the subject
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the similarities and differences between political systems.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Evaluate different models of democracy.

  • 1.2

    Analyse alternative models of political organisation.


2

Understand political participation in the British and American electoral systems.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Compare and contrast the British and American electoral systems in respect of political participation.


3

Understand checks and balances that may be placed upon political power in Britain and the US.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Evaluate the restrictions on executive power in the US and Britain.