Sociology A Level at Rosebery School
Education plus Sociological methods
Crime and Deviance plus Sociological methods
Topics in Sociology
Family and Households
GCSE English and Maths at Level 5 recommended.
100 % written exam
Three two-hour exams covering the compulsory and optional units
Paper One: Education and Sociological methods: twohour exam, 80 marks 33.3% A Level
Paper Two: Topics in Sociology – Family and Mass media: two-hour exam, 80 marks 33.3% A Level
Paper Three: Crime and Deviance and sociological methods: two-hour exam, 80 marks 33.3% A Level
A particularly good base for Sociology, Social Policy and Administration, Social Anthropology degree. Careers involving: Research posts in the field, education, journalism, media, management, the caring professions and many others, owing to the variety of areas covered during the course.
The experience of learning Sociology at A Level is unique. Students will be encouraged to take part in class discussions and debates. Group work is also an essential method of learning used in Sociology to ensure students share and analyse their ideas and opinions with their peers. Other methods used by the department include: Individual study, essay and structured question discussion, presentation and the analysis of documentary programmes. It is also expected that students will use a range of sources in their research, such as the Internet and Sociology journals.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rosebery School directly.