Course Overview

Sociology is the study of human interaction, social structure and culture. Areas of study include:

  • Exploring socialisation, culture and identity
  • Families and households
  • Education and research methods used by sociologists
  • Crime and deviance
  • Social inequality
  • Applied reseach methods

Updated October 2018

Entry Requirements

Grade B is GCSE English Language plus one of the following are essential - English Literature, History or Religious Studies.

A Grade C in maths is also desireable.

Course Delivery

Classroom based delivery.  Assessment is through external exams, with internal tests and mock exams.

Progression Opportunities

A sociology student will develop the skills appropriate for university and also for a  range of careers including:

  • social work
  • police
  • teaching
  • journalism
  • nursing
  • working for major charities



Course deliverable in Welsh