A Level (Level 3)

Sociology

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SOCIOLOGY ENCOURAGES YOU TO QUESTION WHAT HAPPENS IN SOCIETY AND SEARCH FOR EXPLANATIONS CONCERNING WHAT INFLUENCES OUR BEHAVIOURS AND WHY.

This course involves the study of human society, culture, and relationships. You will examine current affairs, how society works, and the people within it. Learning how to draw on a range of perspectives, evidence, and contemporary issues will also help prepare you for university and employment.

Topics Include:

  • Socialisation, culture and identity and the media
  • Researching and understanding social inequalities: social class and gender
  • Researching and understanding social inequalities: Ethnicity and age
  • Debates in contemporary society
  • Globalisation and the digital social world and education.

Career Options:

Social administrator, nurse, marketing professional, police officer, healthcare worker, social worker, teacher, legal services and public relations professional.

University Options:

Sociology, Psychology, Criminology, Nursing, Law, Social Work, Public Relations, Politics and Economics.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English Language.

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