Ever wondered how we developed into the society we are today? How the way you see yourself determines the way people identify you? Whether men or women are more likely to commit a crime?
A level Sociology will help you to make sense of the society we live in and understand the cultural and identity issues which affect us all. You will learn a number of skills including the use of evidence to support your arguments, how to investigate facts, and critical thinking. It is relevant to the society you live in so you are bound to enjoy learning about topics that are relevant to everyday life; plus it opens the door to a fantastic range of interesting careers.
Unit 1: Families and Households
Unit 2: Education with Research Methods
Unit 3: Beliefs in Society
Unit 4: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods
Students who have Grade 5 in English Language or similar attainment at Key Stage 4 will find that those skills will suitably equip them for this course.
The top six degree courses taken by students who have an A Level in Sociology are Sociology, Psychology, English Studies, Business Studies, Law and Teaching.
Studying Sociology can give you a whole host of exciting career options, including Social Work, Human Resources, Advertising, Policing, Marketing, Law, Teaching and Journalism.