What Will I Study?

Sociology is the study of society and you will develop a comprehensive understanding of our social structure and how it operates. You will be examined in three areas:

Paper 1:

  • Education, Methods in Context, and Theory and Methods.

Paper 2:

  • Culture and Identity and the Media.

Paper 3:

  • Crime and Deviance and Theory and Methods.

How Will I Be Assessed?

This qualification is 100% examined. Each of the units is worth 33.3% of the final A Level grade. Modules will be sat in June of Year 13.

What Can This Subject Lead To/Prepare Me For?

You will gain a better understanding of your environment and the world around you. It can lead to further study at university and is of great value for those people entering into varied careers such as:

  • The Law
  • Medicine (from Consultant to nurse)
  • Teaching
  • Armed Forces or the Police Service
  • Social Work
  • Public Services
  • Personnel Management
  • Politics

Entry Requirements

At least a grade 6 in English and four other GCSEs at grade 4 or above.

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