Sociology

Exam board: AQA
Guidance: Grade 4 in GCSE English language
Course Start Date: 09/2020
Course length: 2 Years
Course description

Sociology provides a unique insight and understanding of society. Sociology will enable you to understand and express ideas and judgements in new and exciting ways, using a wide range of resources. Due to the sophisticated skills and knowledge learned on this course, universities are keen to accept sociology students onto higher education courses.

Course units
Paper 1: Education with theory and methods Paper 2: Topics in Sociology Paper 3: Crime and deviance with theory and methods

Assessment

Paper 1: Education with Theory and Methods
Paper 2: Topics in Sociology
Paper 3: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

Each paper is one-third of the overall qualification

What can I go on to
Useful for all careers and employment in a wide range of fields such as personnel management, law, media and journalism, social work, politics, economics, police and teaching. Many A level sociology students go on to be very successful at university.

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