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Sociology A Level at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

Sociology is a discipline that makes sense of human behaviour and our own individual experiences, in terms of the networks of social forces & relationships that structure our identity. Debate, controversy and insight are guaranteed. The study of Sociology will allow you to develop your intellectual skills; it may even change your mind! You will study topics like the role of values in the formation of culture, how patterns of behaviour regulate social life and the meaning of gender identities and their impact on social behaviour.

Course content

Sociology is a discipline that makes sense of human behaviour and our own individual experiences, in terms of the networks of social forces & relationships that structure our identity. Debate, controversy and insight are guaranteed. The study of Sociology will allow you to develop your intellectual skills; it may even change your mind! You will study topics like the role of values in the formation of culture, how patterns of behaviour regulate social life and the meaning of gender identities and their impact on social behaviour.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a minimum of five academic GCSE subjects at grade C or above. These must include English Language and maths.

Assessment

You will be assessed through exams including one with pre-released data.

Future opportunities

Sociology is a degree option for University and at any level it is relevant to many career options such as media, criminology, management, advertising, nursing, teaching & social work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 18 January 2018
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    • The Stourbridge Campus, Hagley Road, has recently benefited from £1 million investment in a new refectory, iZone area and Fitness Suite. Plans are now being developed to refurbish and improve facilities even further. The campus is is in walking distance of Stourbridge town centre, the new Stourbridge bus interchange and main railway station, Stourbridge Junction.