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Sociology (OCR) at Stanford & Corringham Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Sociology is a fascinating subject that covers a broad range of topics but is essentially the study of human behaviour including the organisation of society, and the influence of gender, social class, ethnicity and age on our times.

PLEASE NOTE: This course could run over the 3 schools. Details of where this course will run in September will be available at a later date.

Course content

Two Year Course

Course Content and Assessment:

Students take all 3 components and are assessed at the end of the two year course.

Paper 1: Introducing Socialisation, Culture and Identity

One of 3 options:

Families and Relationships

Youth Sub Cultures

Media

Assessed in a 1hr 30 minute written paper. 30% of total A Level.

Paper 2 : Research Methods and Researching Social Inequalities

How research is carried out in Sociology to help understand explanations of inequality.

Assessed in a 2 hour 15 minute written paper. 35% of total A Level.

Paper 3: Globalisation and the digital social world

Debates explored through one of 3 options:

  • Crime and Deviance
  • Education
  • Religion, Belief and Faith

Assessed in a 2 hour 15 minute written paper. 35% of total A Level.

One Year Course

Course Content and Assessment:

Paper 1: Introducing Socialisation, Culture and Identity

One of 3 options:

Families and Relationships

Youth Sub Cultures

Media

Assessed in a 1hr 30 minute written paper. 50% of total AS Level.

Paper 2 : Research Methods and Researching Social Inequalities

How research is carried out in Sociology to help understand explanations of inequality.

Assessed in a 1 hour 30 minute written paper. 50% of total AS Level.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Level 5 including English Language at grade 6 or above.

Financial information

£30.00 deposit to cover all text books to be paid on enrolment day. This will be refunded at the end of your course once your books have been returned to the subject teacher.

£5.00 non-refundable payment for an Access Key Fob to access Gable Hall School, Sixth Form and St Clere's School.

Future opportunities

Sociology can lead to a number of varied careers such as:

• Human Resource Management

• Marketing

• Public Administration

• Research

• Social Work

• Public Services – e.g. Police.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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