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Sociology at Meden School

Course description

In the AS course, students will be introduced to key areas of sociology, including the changing nature of families and households. The second module looks at issues in education, such as differences in achievement and the significance of educational policies. Students will also be introduced to the different methods that sociologists use to obtain data which they analyse.

At A2, students will be introduced to crime and deviance, including the social distribution of crime and the criminal justice system. Students will take a closer look at the methods used by sociologists to collect data, building on their knowledge from AS. The final module explores the role of the mass media including the process of selection and presentation of the news, and media representations of age, ethnicity and gender.

Entry requirements

Essential- 5 A*-C including English Desirable- B grade in English

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Meden School directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years