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.
Topics and units
– 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
Careers and progression
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
What to do next
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Haybridge Road, Telford