Sociology – A Level

Course Code: SOC-AL-1
Course Duration
2 Year
Course Type
Full Time
Campus/Location
Haybridge Road, Telford
Course Level
3
About the course

If you have an interest in other people’s lives, attitudes and behaviour, and are open to having your own ideas challenged or challenging the ideas of others, this course could be for you. You will analyse modern society, critically assess different views on the way society works, and explore themes of socialisation, culture and identity, social differentiation, and power and stratification. For this exam-based course, which combines well with business and humanities such as law and history, you need an open, enquiring mind.

Units/Topics:
– Education with theory and methods
– Topics in sociology with research methods – Families and households
– Crime and deviance
– Religion and beliefs

Work placement opportunities:
Local MP offices, Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire Councils, NHS, probation service, Wrekin Housing Group

Progressing to: A variety of careers such as teaching, social work and social policy making, law, journalism and the civil service
Aspirational careers: Corporate lawyer, management consultant, market research specialist, policy analyst, media planner

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths

Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
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