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A Level Sociology at The Cottesloe School

Course description

Compulsory content: Education with Theory and Methods

Optional topics in Sociology:
Option 1: Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Health; Work, Poverty and Welfare
Option 2: Beliefs in Society; Global Development; The Media; Stratification and Differentiation


Paper 1 - Compulsory content: 2 hour written exam, 80 marks; 33.3% of A-level

Paper 2 - Option 1: 2 hour written exam; 80 marks; 33.3% of A-level

Paper 3 - Option 2: 2 hour written exam; 80 marks; 3.3% of A-level

Future opportunities

This qualification offers an engaging and effective introduction to Sociology. Students will develop knowledge and understanding about society and how sociologists study. The reformed specification will help students understand society's structures, processes and issues. Sociology is exciting, interesting and relevant to students' lives. We have a long history and track record in providing successful and high quality Sociology results. Students will learn the fundamentals of the subject and develop skills valued by higher education and employers, including critical analysis, independent thinking and research.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015

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