At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-5 including English at grade 4 or above.
Why Should You Take This Course?
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? 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, fact investigation and critical thinking. Sociology 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.
Course content In the first year you will study:
In the second year, you will broaden your understanding of society. You will study:
How will I be assessed?
There are three, 2-hour exams and each account for one third of your A Level grade. The exams consist of a mixture of short answer and extended writing questions.
Are there any special expenses?
There may be trips that will enrich the curriculum that may incur additional costs.
What could I do next?
Studying sociology at university can give you a whole host of exciting career options including social work, human resources, advertising, policing, marketing, journalism, law, teaching, health and Civil Service.
If you wish to apply for 2023-24 academic year, please complete the online application form.