A Level Sociology offers students the opportunity to study a range of sociological perspectives and issues relevant to society such as family, education and religious beliefs. The course features a variety of relevant and contemporary themes helping to inspire engaging classroom discussion and prepares students for the wider world. Students will also gain core skills such as critical thinking, application and analysis. These are skills sought after by higher education and employers.
Education with theory and methods in context: written paper: 2 hrs. Weighting: 33.3% of total A level marks
Families and households and beliefs in society: written paper: 2 hrs. Weighting: 33.3% of total A level marks
Crime and deviance with theory and methods: written paper: 2 hrs. Weighting: 33.3% of total A level marks
Sociology students can move into a variety of careers: law, travel, advertising, human resources, diplomacy, publishing, journalism, the media, teaching, counselling, civil service, charity work, social work, police and care professions.