Paper 1 – The Government and Politics of Northern Ireland:
Government of NI since 1994-direct rule/NI Assembly
The Northern Irish political parties
The Northern Irish electoral systems
Paper 2 – The British Political Process
Inter-relationships of executive, legislature and judiciary
UK executive in-depth
The European Union
Paper 3 – The UK and the USA
Paper 4 – Political Power
Theories of Marxism, pluralism, elitism and feminism.
Factors involved in the exercise of political power including legitimacy, coercion, and stability.