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Sociology A level at Bradford College

Course description

Have you ever wondered why some people do better in school than others in school?

Why do some people get married and have children but others don’t?

Why do we have religion and what are the benefits?

If these are the kind of questions you would like the answers to then Sociology is the subject for you. It is the study of society and of people and their behaviour. It will help you to understand your own life and the lives of those around you. You will develop a wide set of transferable skills like team-working; verbal communication skills; showing initiative; being able to work in a way that is supportive of equality and diversity in the workplace.

Sociology graduates are found in a wide range of occupations from social worker to journalist, teacher to probation officer.

Course content

Year One comprises two Units:

Families & Households and Education & Sociological Methods.

Year Two comprises a further two Units:

Beliefs in Society and Crime & Deviance & Theory & Methods.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at A* to C including English.

Assessment

  • Examinations including mock examinations
  • Coursework
  • Written assignments.

Future opportunities

  • Communication skills
  • Study skills
  • Debating skills
  • Social skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Understanding of differing points of view.

Further information

For further information please visit our website or contact our admissions department on 01274 433333.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bradford College directly.

Last updated date: 26 January 2016
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