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Sociology A Level at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School

Course description

You will study a new way of looking at the world and different theories that explain why society is as it is. We study families, education, beliefs, and crime and deviance in Britain today, and consider the different methods of conducting research. We learn about different political ideas and their impact on society.

Course content

AS Level

Paper 1: Education - short answer and extended writing (40 marks) Methods in Context - extended writing (20 marks)

Paper 2: Families and Households - short answer and extended writing (20 marks) Research Methods - short answer and extended writing (40 marks)

A Level

Paper 1: Education with Theory and Methods Education: short answer and extended writing (50 marks) Methods in Context: extended writing (20 marks) Theory and Methods: extended writing (10 marks)

Paper 2: Families and Households, and Beliefs in Society – extended writing (2 x 40 marks)

Paper 3: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods Crime and Deviance: short answer and extended writing (50 marks) Theory and Methods: extended writing (30 marks)

Assessment

AS Level - 2 exams May

A Level - 3 exams May

There is no coursework

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

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