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Sociology AS/A-Level at The Manor Academy

Course description

Sociology is a systematic attempt to explain the influence of social factors on human behaviour. If you are interested in understanding why people behave in certain ways e.g. why some people commit crime and others don’t or understanding why your way of life may be different to other cultures/groups then sociology will enlighten you.

Course content

The AQA syllabus allows you to examine some key social institutions in society and how they shape our identity. You will study 4 units over the two years.

AS — Families and Households - Education and Research Methods

A2 — Global Development - Crime and Deviance and Sociological Theory and Methods

Entry requirements

GCSE English Language grade 5


All units are assessed through an external examination.

AS — There will be one 1 hour and one 2 hour paper.

A2 — There will be 1.5 hour and one 2 hour paper.

Future opportunities

Any  jobs that involve working with people including professions within the National Health Service, Social Work, Police, Prisons, Probation Officers, Education, Law, Politics and in the Media.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Manor Academy directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2016

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