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Sociology at Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School

Course description

A Level Sociology offers students the opportunity to develop the essential knowledge and understanding of central aspects of sociological thought and methods. Our course is designed to encourage students to demonstrate the application of a range of skills and consider the integration of sociological themes such as: socialisation, culture and identity, social differentiation, power and stratification.

Topics will include: culture and Identity; families and households; wealth, poverty and welfare; beliefs in society; global development; mass media; power and politics and crime and deviance. Students will also study research methods and sociological theory

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements are in-line with other local providers. To study with us you will need to have an average of at least 6 grade Bs at GCSE, (including grade B’s in any subjects that you wish to study at A level that you have already studied at GCSE.) We are aware that there may be special circumstances that mean that you won’t achieve this level of results. We do sometimes reduce this minimum standard under such conditions - please do get in touch.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years