Course Overview

This is an interesting and challenging course where you will study 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 November 2019

Entry Requirements

Grade B in GCSE English Language and English Literature. If English Literature was not studied, a grade B in History or Religious Studies will be considered.

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
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