Sociology - A Level at Bishop Milner Catholic College
To study Sociology you should have an interest in people and their behaviours. You should have a curiosity about social and cultural issues and have an open and critical mind.
What will I study during the AS course & how will it be assessed?
Unit 1: Families and Households (Examination)
Sociology theories/perspectives and methods, including research, design and the relative strengths and weaknesses of each type.Core themes are: Socialisation, culture and identity, Social differentiation, power and stratification40% of AS, 20% of A Level
Unit 2: Education with Research Methods (Examination)
Core themes are: Education and Sociological methods.60% of AS, 30% of A Level
What will I study during the A2 course & how will it be assessed?
Unit 3: Mass Media (Examination)
Core themes are: Nature of sociological thought and methods of sociological enquiry, Media Sociology, Synoptic elements of a critical awareness of contemporary social process and change20% of A Level
Unit 4: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods (Examination)
Crime and Deviance with Theory and MethodsCore themes are; Synoptic elementsCrime and Deviance30% of A Level
5 A* - C GCSE Passes
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Milner Catholic College directly.