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Sociology AS/A Level at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School

Course description

Outline of the Course AS- Level:

  • Unit 1 (Education with Methods in Context): Education; Methods in Context
  • Unit 2 (Research Methods and Topics in Sociology): Research Methods; Families and Households

A-Level:

  • Unit 1 (Education with Theory and Methods): Education; Methods in Context; Theory and Methods
  • Unit 2 (Topics in Sociology): Families and Households; Global Development
  • Unit 3 (Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods): Crime and Deviance; Theory and Methods

 

Board

AQA

(Provisional 2017-2018)

Entry requirements

Minimum entry criteria

B in English Language

Assessment

Assessment

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

1

AS-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

1.5 hours

50%

 

2

AS-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

1.5 hours

50%

 

1

A-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%

2

A-Level

Examination: extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%

3

A-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%

 

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in one or more of the Social Sciences such as Sociology, Development Studies, Anthropology or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Sociology and people such as a Social Worker, Teacher, Social Researcher or a more general position working within the Social Services. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the health and social care sectors.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 May 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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