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A Level Sociology at Kingston College

Course description

Studying Sociology A Level will allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the society in which we live. Sociology is the study of modern societies. Sociologists are interested in social institutions, such as the family, the education system, religion and the role of the criminal justice system and how these affect us. In studying sociology, you will be able to identify the changes which have occurred in society over the last century.

Course content

A Level Sociology is a linear qualification with students taking the final exam after two years of study. Sociology is the study of modern societies and offers the opportunity to practise a wide range of skills including practical research and theoretical argument. Students will investigate social institutions such as the family, education and religion and how these affect us and the way we live.

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Entry requirements

A Level entry criteria are a minimum of five GCSEs, at grades 9-5, all in academic subjects. These must include a minimum of a grade 5 in GCSE English and a grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics. This qualification can only be studied alongside two other A Level subjects.


A Level Sociology is a linear qualification with students taking the final exam after two years of study.

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Future opportunities

Many students go on to university to study Sociology, Social Work, Criminology and other Social Sciences.

Further information

Kingston Sixth has an excellent track record of being an established A Level provider. Over the years these courses have been an outstanding springboard from which thousands of students have built their futures and progressed to some of the best universities in the country. The College was graded Good by Ofsted in 2013 and 2016.

For more information please contact our Admissions Team on  020 8268 3073 or email

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: 05 October 2017
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