Sociology A Level
AS/A Level Sociology
Standard Mandeville Sixth Form entry requirements as well as a Grade B equivalent in English and mathematics. To be successful in sociology A level you need to able to communicate your ideas effectively in longer extended answers.
Brief Outline of Coursework/Controlled Assessment
Compulsory - Education; Methods in Context; Research Methods.
Optional - Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Health; Work, Poverty and Welfare.
Compulsory - Education with Theory and Methods; Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods.
Optional - Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Health; Work, Poverty and Welfare; Beliefs in Society; Global Development; The Media.
General Information about the Course
Sociology is the study of social behaviour or society, including its development, organisation, and institutions. It is a social science that uses empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a knowledge of social order, disorder, and change. Students will develop skills valued by higher education and employers, including critical analysis, independent thinking and research.