Studying GCE Government and Politics helps students to gain a better understanding of political systems and ideas and the changes these have made to society. They will be able to relate this understanding to local, national and international news events reported in the media. Students also explore the structures of authority and power in the political systems that have the greatest impact on their lives. They also have opportunities to develop the skills of analysis, research and evaluation, which employers value highly.
There are numerous careers that are available once a person has a degree in Politics. They are too numerous to list here; therefore, follow the hyperlink to a useful page highlighting the options and explanations on each.
The most prominent careers would be working as a Lawyer, Civil Servant, Government social research officer, Policy officer, Political risk analyst, Public affairs consultant, Security, Military, Law enforcement and a Social researcher. That said, the qualification is a useful passport to a wide range of jobs and professions.