Sociology

Studying sociology is a good basis for a number of degrees in higher education. Many students go on to study sociology or a related social science subject at university, which can lead to careers in social work, human resources, teaching, law, journalism, management and many others areas.
  • Pathway:
  • A Level
  • Exam Board:
  • AQA

What Will I Study?

  • Families and Households
  • Education
  • The effect of social change on contemporary society
  • Sociological Theory
  • Beliefs in society
  • Crime and deviance
  • Sociological methods

How Will I Be Assessed?

Assessment is by written exams. There is no coursework.

What Could I Do Next?

Studying sociology is a good basis for a number of degrees in higher education. Many students go on to study sociology or a related social science subject at university, which can lead to careers in social work, human resources, teaching, law, journalism, management and many others areas.

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

Grade 5 in English would be beneficial but not essential.

Where Can I Get More Information?

Contact Ms C Pym, Head of Social Science and Community Learning Faculty.

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