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Sociology AQA AS Level at LBTS6 - Lilian Baylis Technology School

Course description

Sociology is the study of society and social behaviour.
This includes how the influence of our families, mass media, education, religion, international relations, crime, social class, race and gender affect our thinking and behaviour.

By studying sociology you will learn to think critically and independently about society and your place in it, gain the tools to think for yourself and develop a critical and informed understanding of the world around you.

Course content

AS level Units:

Unit 1: Education with Methods In Context

Unit 2: Research Methods & Topics in Sociology

Entry requirements

Students require a minimum of 5 A*-B grades at GCSE or equivalent, including a B grade or above in English and Mathematics.


Unit 1: 1hr 30min written exam.

Unit 2: 1hr 30min written exam.

Future opportunities

Sociology develops students with the knowledge and understanding desired for a number of careers within the social and political sciences. These include business administration, communication, criminology, economics, education, government, international relations, law and psychology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact LBTS6 - Lilian Baylis Technology School directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2016
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