What A-levels do you need to study politics?
You don’t necessarily need politics A-level to study politics at university. Here’s how to make sure your A-level line-up ticks admissions tutors’ boxes…
Essential A-levels (or equivalent)
Useful A-levels (or equivalent)
Other typical A-levels taken by current politics students
- English literature.
- General studies.
Do note that many degrees will be open to you whichever A-levels you choose. Some courses will be happy with a subject just at AS-level while some courses may want the full A-level – it's worth checking before you finalise your A-level choices in Year 12.