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Sociology A2 at University Academy Keighley

Course description

At A2, candidates will continue to focus on contemporary society but they should demonstrate a wider range and greater depth of knowledge and understanding and more highly developed skills of application, analysis, interpretation and evaluation.

Course content

At A2, candidates will continue to focus on contemporary society but they should demonstrate a wider range and greater depth of knowledge and understanding and more highly developed skills of application, analysis, interpretation and evaluation.

Entry requirements

Grade C or above in GCSE English Language.

Assessment

Year Two – A2Unit 3Beliefs in Society:Written paper, 1 hour 30 minutesCandidates choose one topic from four and answer one compulsory question and one question from a choice of two. The compulsory question consists of either two or three parts and the optional question consists of one essayUnit 4Crime and Deviance; Theory and Methods:Written paper, 2 hoursCandidates answer:(a) one question on the chosen topic. This question consists of two parts.(b) one question on sociological research methods in the context of the chosen topic. This question consists of two parts.In addition, candidates answer one question on theory and methods. This question consists of one essay.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact University Academy Keighley directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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